www.FloridaWeekly.com PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID FORT MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 715 Vol. VII, No. 36 FREEWEEK OF JUNE 25JULY 1, 2015 Download our FREE App todayAvailable on the iTunes and Android App Store. OPINION A4 PROFILE IN PARADISE A6 NEWS OF THE WEIRD A10 CLUB NOTES A34 BUSINESS MEETINGS B6 NETWORKING B7 HOUSE HUNTING B8 OPEN HOUSE MAP B22 BOOK REVIEW C5 CALENDAR C6-9 PUZZLES C12 SAVE THE DATE C18 INSIDE Collier County MedFlight achieved a prestigious tip-of-the-hat earlier this month when the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems awarded its accreditation to the 40-year-old emergency transportation division of the countys Emergency Medical Services Department. Its certainly a feather in our cap to have everyone know we meet the highest standards throughout the nation, says EMS Chief Walter Kopka. Weve always known that we do a good job, but its nice to have someone else verify that for you. The commission, an organization of 20 member nonprofits in the medical and air MedFlight earns accreditation with flying colors SEE MEDFLIGHT, A7 SummerGUIDEultimatePAGE A11islands 12 CULTURE 16 EATS 18 DRINKS 20 CONCERTS 22 MOVIES 24 staycations 26 TUNES 292015 GUIDEultimate Like father, like son(s)A lookalike contest at Miromar Outlets, and more Society photos. C20-22 Club NotesWhats coming up at meetings all around town. A34-35 On the spotLearning the art of improv leads to more than laughs from the audience. C1 Theres apps for thatLocal tech entrepreneurs launch ambitious software startups. B1 Vo Vo l l. V V II II No No 36 36 F F RE RE E E E BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com COURTESY PHOTOCollier County MedFlight covers a 2,000-squaremile service area and is used primarily to transport trauma patients to hospitals.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA2 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 Bring Your Highest Expectations LIVINGSTON ROADPINE RIDGE ROAD EXIT 107WHIPPORWILL LANE N COMMENTARY The morning afterThe morning after a white man pulled a .45 pistol out of his trousers in a Charleston church and killed nine praying people because theyd been born with black skins in the land of the free and the home of the brave, I went to the park. One of those hed executed, I learned later, was an energetic 87-year-old woman named Susan Jackson, who had planned a trip to Chicago to see relatives this week. Mrs. Jackson was born in 1928, less than 12 months after my parents. She happened to enter the world in a year when only 10 blacks were lynched in the South. That was a new low. The numbers would double or triple in several subsequent years, again. By 10 a.m., still less than 24 hours after the shooter had hammered them all into bloody oblivion, the park was cottony hot even in the morning shadows. Mossy live oaks and old slash pines rose like ships masts above the playground flanking tennis courts and green baseball fields. Not a whisper of wind floated across the June day. Instead, the warbling goodcheer of childrens voices married itself to birdcall, as if nature had insisted on interspecies harmonies blue jays, 8-year-olds and mockingbirds piping into the sweetly-tuned summer swelter like reedy instruments. Out on the tennis courts, Toyar Diggs worked with about 10 children, all of them clutching tennis rackets and each of them white or Hispanic. Ms. Diggs is black. On the playground, Tresia Thomas worked with another eight or nine kids, all white shes as dark as finely ground coffee. The two women are employees of the countys Department of Parks and Recreation. It could be any county because such people exist everywhere. But in this case, its a county named for the courageous, genteel Civil War general and Virginian who championed states rights, slavery and the cause of the old South, Robert E. Lee. What could these black women do and what would they feel after such a horrific crime? I watched them work for an hour, struck by the fabric of the country weve built together in the 150 short years since that blood-soaked, ruinous family fight. The two adult Americans knew each child American by name. They encouraged all of them in strongly affectionate murmurs. They held their hands, or lifted them when they fell. They were gentle in the scolding and generous in the praise. And they showed not a molecule of resentment, bitterness or disregard for the offspring of another race, one of whom had just killed nine black people. In the next few days I kept thinking about that playground. And I kept reading a blizzard of opinions about what the slaughter meant, and what to do. They were variously eloquent, angry, defensive, insistent and confident. Take down the rebel flag from the South Carolina capitol or any other government building, anywhere, they insisted. It represents slavery, racism and treason. Reintroduce legislation that requires much more scrupulous background investigations of would-be gun buyers, they demanded. Thats gun safety not gun control. Begin to think of American hategroups as terrorists, not just as a few eccentric hate-mongers, and treat them the way we treat ISIS or Al-Qaeda, they advised. Or conversely, remember that the Confederate battle flag represents heritage, not hate a heritage of Southern manners, traditions and respect for God and women. Remember that making good people helpless wont make bad people harmless, as a popular Facebook post has it arguing against gun safety. And never forget that the only thing that can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun, as the CEO of the NRA, Wayne LaPierre, said after a gunman killed 26 people in Sandy Hook, Conn. just over two years ago with military-grade weapons his mother kept in her house. Those guns were so effective against the bodies of 20 little children and six adults that when emergency crews arrived on the scene, there was nothing to do. No wounded to treat, nobody to save with heroic medical wizardry. Nothing. Everybody who got hit got killed. While all of those people talk, therefore, what can the rest of us do? We can listen and respect each other, no matter what our opinions thats one thing, as American as apple pie. And we can look at our history evenly, unencumbered by mythologies that people we l ove, and will continue to love, may have taught us. The Charleston murders relied on bullets, not ropes. But that matters little on a highway of historic precedent. Between 1882 and 1968, 3,446 blacks died at the ends of ropes, hung up by whites, according to numbers compiled by the Tuskegee Institute. Most were murdered before 1936, a time many can still remember. Not infrequently the victims were tortured before they died castrated, burned, branded with cattle irons. Their ears were cut off or their tongues were cut out. The people who did it apparently had no problem getting up close and bloody. But neither did the Charleston shooter, a 21-year-old millennial. He wandered around reloading and shooting the terrified humans as casually as if he were killing chickens or hogs. How hard was it for him to shoot an old woman named Susan who looked him right in the eye, one red-blooded American to another? Probably not hard at all. He moved from person to person pulling the trigger, his .45-caliber rounds traveling at about 900 feet per second, expanding as they hit their targets and tearing wide channels a foot deep or more through their bodies, as they were designed to do. And now we come to the long morning after, we Americans, a morning that can last years. What can we do? I think Ill start by going back to the park. c w w a c o roger WILLIAMSrwilliams@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA4 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 The front-runner in name onlyThe last time Jeb Bush ran for office, it was 13 years ago. Barack Obama was serving in the Illinois state Senate. No one had heard of Obamacare or the tea party, and wouldnt for years. It was before the invasion of Iraq, before Hurricane Katrina, before the financial meltdown. We had just invaded Afghanistan, and Saddam Hussein still ruled Iraq. It was a political epoch ago. If timing is everything in politics, Bush has, among other things, a timing problem. He had an exemplary record as a conservative reformer in Florida almost a decade ago, but the achievements and fights of the other Republican governors running for president have been the stuff of contemporary headlines. He is a gifted politician, but his father and brother preceded him to the presidency, giving his campaign an inevitable dynastic air as the vehicle of the third Bush. His fundraising, even if it falls short of the widely cited $100 million mark, has been prodigious. But there has been a stark enthusiasm gap between donors and actual voters. If the Republican nomination were going to be fought out exclusively in fundraisers held in corporate conference rooms and fancy homes, Bush would be winning in a rout. Instead, he is clustered with a few other top contenders, a front-runner in name only. His freshly unveiled Jeb! logo might be more appropriately punctuated with a question mark, about whether he can excite Republican voters in a field that is as large and talented as any in memory. The Mitt Romney path to the nomination is not available to him. Bush cant show up with a fundraising advantage, a professional operation and a resume, then expect to inexorably grind down all the other candidates. Romney could do that in 2012 against an unprepared Rick Perry, an undisciplined Newt Gingrich and an unfunded Rick Santorum. Bush is running against a field that has about a half-dozen candidates who would have been in the top tier last time around. Romney won the nomination despite his Massachusetts health-care plan that was anathema to much of the party. Its one thing to have a few heterodoxies, though; its another to be defined by them. What most conservatives heard from Bush during the Obama years was his plaints about the GOPs tone, and his support for comprehensive immigration reform and Common Core. Those two issues have come up over and over again during the early phase of the campaign, and while Bush has adjusted his positions a little, he hasnt changed them. Bush gave a spirited announcement speech to a boisterous crowd in Miami, the best public moment of his campaign so far. The party will need to know hes a fighter, and chiefly of the left and the media, not his own side. It will need to know that he has an agenda new and different from his brother, and much broader and more conservative than his famous stances on immigration and Common Core. Bush is a genuinely accomplished executive and a creative policy wonk, with a natural sense of authority. He is a talented man, in the political fight of his life. Rich Lowry is editor of the National Review. OPINION t b s a t s rich LOWRYSpecial to Florida Weekly Because we love themThe commercials started appearing several months ago on cable television, and full-page ads popped up simultaneously in major newspapers across the country. The blitz is part of a $10 million dollar public relations campaign by SeaWorld to counteract the negative publicity it received from the documentary film Blackfish. The film debuted in 2013 at the Sundance Film Festival and went viral after CNN and Magnolia Film put the film into national distribution. It is about the orca killer whales held in captivity for commercial purposes and the ethical, moral and safety issues associated with the practice. The hapless star of its narrative is Tilikum, the largest whale of its kind in captivity, held at SeaWorld Orlando. The documentary features its role in the death of three people since the three decades of its captivity began. The last incident took place in 2010 and involved the mutilation and drowning death of the orcas female trainer at the companys Orlando marine park. The whales attack followed one of Tilikums crowd pleasers, a Dine with Shamu performance. No one imagined the whales skit taking a macabre twist but it did. Tilikum snatched his 40-year-old sidekick and pulled her into the water. Multiple efforts to rescue the trainer failed. The autopsy recorded multiple, catastrophic injuries, and ruled drowning as the cause of death. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration subsequently investigated. It fined the park and documented safety violations related to the death. Sea World criticized the agencys findings, calling them unfounded. Its public statements characterized the trainers killing as a tragic accident. Blackfish challenges the companys assertion it bears no responsibility in its employees death, and inventories the risks the company allegedly ignored or chose to take in assuming Tilikum is just a bigger version of Flipper despite its knowledge of the prior deaths with which the orca was associated. Extensive interviews and a chronological accounting of events reinforced the films narrative. It ends as a call to action to protect and prevent these highly intelligent mammals from further exploitation. The backlash of negative publicity for SeaWorld included a boycott of its Orlando facility by well-known performers. Its bottom line and reputation took a hit. SeaWorld went on the offensive to convince the public that the company is a good steward of the orcas that the marine park exploits for commercial purposes, that Black Fish is full of lies and distortions and, when it comes to killer whales, We love them and we know you love them, too. A commercial crafted to carry these message points is appearing periodically on cable television, featuring two Sea World employees as the companys spokespersons. A killer whale functions as a prop in the background, with two SeaWorld trainers (?) at its side, dangling their body parts in the water, oblivious to their attraction as a whale munchie. The spokespersons gaze into the camera and say they want to share some facts about SeaWorld that will make us feel better, presumably, because we harbor a guilty pleasure to get close up and personal with killer whales. The company representatives come across as well-intended thespians reading their first script, Jack and Jill going up the hill to fetch a pail of water the company should not have asked them to carry. Their performance is disingenuous. Yet they plod bravely on, assuring us SeaWorld takes its lord and mastery over orcas seriously, and the orcas live a life of the bees knees despite their containment. They say SeaWorld now breeds its own supply of orcas, relieving it of the necessity of procuring specimens in the wild. The whales accommodations at the marine park are first rate, too. They live just as long in the confined, cramped artificial environment as their orca relatives do in the infinity of the ocean. The homily concludes with the statement that SeaWorlds orcas are thriving and Jack and Jill know this because the whales would not work at SeaWorld if they were unhappy. Imagine, a dissatisfied orca telling SeaWorld they can take its job and shove it an unlikely event if there ever was one, thus cementing our tour guides claim that the orcas showing up for work each day reflects their happiness with the circumstance of their confinement. Ridiculous. The video ends with the aforesaid testimonial, We love them, and we know you love them, too. It is a whale-size, cringe-worthy performance. Call me cynical. The notion of happy, working orcas in a teacup of ocean, their love life managed by aliens in rubber suits, paid in dead fish, to perform unnatural acts; and then, trafficked as innocents by their corporate Godfathers, forced to live out their natural lives in servitude, selling tickets to the cheap seats for profit-making aqua circuses well, I am not convinced. Expectations of animal welfare once commonplace are no longer acceptable. Maybe it is not too late to save Tilikum and others of his kind from this form of abuse because loving them requires it. Leslie Lilly is a native Floridian. Her professional career spans more than 25 years leading major philanthropic institutions in the South and Appalachia. She resides with her family and pugs in Jupiter. 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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA6 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 PROFILES IN PARADISEA jeweler who marches to the beat of his own drum Barry Nicholls, the owner of Paradise Jewelry, has employed sign holders outside his business for the last five years and says 80 percent of his new customers tell him they learned about his shop because of the sign holders. Last year, the Collier County Code Enforcement Board declared the sign holders a distraction to drivers and ordered Barry to cease and desist or face substantial fines. Im not exactly for sign holders/ wavers, and Im surprised that they are effective in drawing new customers to Barrys store. At the same time, however, I am against government bureaucrats meddling in Barrys business. Paradise Jewelry and two other businesses in Collier County have been cited, yet many other businesses employ sign holders. So why is there a double standard? Barry has employed sign holders for five years. Why did this become an issue last year? I applaud Barrys efforts to fight the countys arbitrary rulings. His case is on the agenda for July 23. Barry says he has always marched to the beat of his own drum. He was born in Fort Campbell, Ky., in 1950 and traveled the world throughout his youth as an army brat. He has lived in Japan, Germany, Ecuador, Mexico, Antarctica, New York, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Colorado and various parts of Florida. He earned an associates degree in general education from Manatee Community College in Bradenton and one in underwater technology from Florida Institute of Technology in Jensen Beach. After taking a course in metal-smithing and jewelry at Colorado State University in the mid-1970s, he started doing some jewelry designing as a hobby while working as a commercial diver in Louisiana. He used his paychecks to buy gemstones and soon became a gem dealer. He moved to Florida in 1989 and opened Paradise Jewelry. Barry has published a number of articles for jewelry trade journals about selling, public relations and marketing and has also written a chapter for the Gemological Institute of America correspondence course about diamonds. He is working on a book about fishing in Southwest Florida that is a combination of how-to knowledge with fish tales (his own and those of other fishermen). In his spare time, he loves to fish, dive, explore, read and do butte rfly gardening. bobHARDEN email@example.com Something youll never understand: Why some people concentrate on the issues of others rather than their own happiness, which is really the only thing under their control. Something your mother was always right about: Think before you do. And think before you open your mouth. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A deep sea diver, a cowboy and a spaceman two out of three isnt bad! First job: Stocking the clay pigeons at the skeet range in Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. One thing on your bucket list: Id like to live on a boat someday. Guilty pleasures: Ice cream and chocolate. Next vacation destination: Key West. Skill or talent you wish you had: I wish I could carry a tune. What makes you laugh? So many things. Advice for your grandkids: Read. Learn everything you can and take joy in it. Live in the now. Something thats been on your mind: How big government keeps trying to legislate things that are none of their business. We need less regulation. Give us a safe framework in which to pursue life, liberty and happiness. Last book you read: Whip Hand by Dick Francis. Pet peeve: When someone doesnt listen, especially when its to the answer to a question they just asked. What are you most proud of? Taking the rst team of commercial divers to the Antarctic to dive through 9 feet of ice. What the Paradise Coast really needs: Thats a tough one. Favorite thing about the Paradise Coast: The beaches, the shing and the people. What do you miss about the Paradise Coast when youre away? See above. Talking points with Barry Nicholls Come see what Brookdale is all about. Call 866-450-4320 or visit Brookdale.com/newname6 BROOKDALE is a registered trademark of Brookdale Senior Living Inc., Nashville, TN, USA *Services available may vary by community. New name. Same loving community.Our caring communities have some new company.With 15 recently renamed communities in your area of cially part of the Brookdale family, youre sure to nd one nearby. We offer comfortable lifestyles and caring environments, with opportunities to improve wellness, ful ll lifelong wishes and stay connected with friends and loved ones. Residents at Brookdale enjoy life-enriching care that supports their individual needs:* Independent Living Assisted Living Alzheimers & Dementia Care Skilled Nursing
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They came through with recommendations and we did those things and much more. Only seven other emergency flight services in Florida have earned the commissions accreditation. Colliers program is one of only four rotorwing programs in Florida and only the second public service operation in the United States to gain accreditation from the commission. Its definitely grueling to have someone look at everything you do and nitpick at it, Chief Kopka says. But we wanted to make improvements. Among the improvements that came out of that first evaluation: better staffing, adjusted flight hours for medics and improved documentation of operations, he adds. Additionally, the county created a flight program manager to manage medics and assigned Scott Wernert to the position. Mr. Wernert and Steve Adams, director of EMS operations, manage MedFlights team of first responders. Collier MedFlight flies a rotorwing American Eurocopter EC-135T1 out of Naples Municipal Airport and currently transports between 200 and 300 patients a year, mostly to Lee Memorial Hospitals Trauma Center near downtown Fort Myers. It is the only EMS helicopter equipped to transport two patients simultaneously. The service also has mutual aid agreements with Lee and Broward counties, though it is required by those areas only a handful of times per year, Chief Kopka says. MedFlights primary duty is to be on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for on-scene medevac transport to hospitals and trauma centers. It is the first responder to all accidents that occur during daylight hours on I-75 east of the toll plaza to the Miami Dade county line. MedFlight also transports patients between medical facilities within a 250mile radius of Naples, including Miami Childrens Hospital, Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital and facilities in Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Lee County and others. MedFlights crew consists of two flight paramedics and one pilot. Pilots average about 5,000 hours of flight time experience and undergo yearly training and testing according to strict guidelines outlined by the Federal Aviation Administration. Medics undergo specialized training that consists of administering advanced airway intervention and cardiac and paralytic medications. Onboard equipment includes automatic blood pressure, electrocardiograms, pulse oximeter, arterial line and oxygen monitoring, Rapid Sequence Induction, ventilators and defibrillator pacer technology. For more information about Collier County MedFlight, call 252-3740 or visit colliergov.net. MEDFLIGHTFrom page 1COURTESY PHOTOKaren Conley, Joel Kessler, Giver, Donna Fiala, Dudley Goodlette and Suzanne Todd celebrate the Giver program at Lely Elementary School. A 2014 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University has been awarded a full scholarship to the University of Oxford in England. Andres Machado, 25, a Naples resident and native of Colombia, will pursue a masters degree in global governance and diplomacy. He was awarded the only fully funded scholarship for 2015-16 in the highly selective program. For a long time I couldnt believe it, Mr. Machado says. I couldnt comprehend how I could go from being 16 years old and not speaking English to now attending this prestigious university. Its very motivational. It gives me the courage to tell other students no matter how old you are, or if youre just learning the language, or you parents dont have a lot of money if you work very hard, you will be able to go anyplace you want. Since graduating from FGCU with a bachelors degree in political science, Mr. Machado has used his story to inspire young people in Collier County facing obstacles to attending college. He moved to the United States from Colombia when he was 16 and struggling to learn English. After graduating from Barron Collier High School and with the help of FGCU Foundation scholarships, he became the first in his family to pursue a college degree. A standout in FGCUs Honors Program, he graduated summa cum laude with a 3.9 GPA and an extensive portfolio of accomplishments in scholarship, service and leadership. Andres represents a shining example of the transformative effect of higher education, FGCU President Wilson G. Bradshaw says. His achievements as an individual and as a leader are testament to his passion for knowledge and service. We are proud to have him representing FGCU abroad, and his success reflects the universitys rising stature on the international academic stage. When he applied to Oxford, Mr. Machado was offered scholarships by two programs but opted for the global governance masters in the Department of International Development. The program accepts only about two dozen students from around the world each year. This is obviously testament to Andres outstanding capabilities, says Nicola Foote, professor of Latin American History and interim director of FGCUs Honors Program. This is a huge accomplishment not just for him but for FGCU. Oxford accepts only about 15 percent of all graduate applicants, and most of those have graduated from other elite universities. After completing his masters degree, Mr. Machado hopes to attend law school and eventually work in international relations or governance. In the meantime, hes counseling high school students about college through Grace Place for Children & Families, a faithbased agency in Naples that provides pathways out of poverty by educating children and families. Sixteen of the students he mentored plan to attend college this fall, including six at FGCU. Three are receiving FGCU Foundation scholarships, and three have been awarded Grace Place Jubilee Scholarships. I dont want my story to reflect only what I was able to do, but to show others they can follow a similar path, he says. Its a big deal to have this opportunity. Education changed my life. Charity for Change presented awards to individual students, classrooms and teachers during year-end assemblies at four schools. The awards celebrated the seventh year of the nonprofit organizations Giver program, in which pre-K through fifth-grade students spend 27 weeks practicing 19 state and district character traits while supporting 72 charities and learning the importance of volunteerism and giving back. By donating their spare change and earning funds provided by community partners, the 3,000 students in Charity for Changes in-classroom program raised $10,500 this school year. An additional 7,000 students participated in Giver programs at 66 afterschool locations in Collier, Broward and Orange counties. Since the programs inception in 2008, students and community partners have donated $105,684.41 to charity. Community leaders who participated in the assemblies to honor the local students included Bruce and Karla Conley of the 2nd Chance Foundation, who presented the inaugural Bruce and Karla Conley Junior ChangeMaker Award to Gigi Broccolos kindergarten class at Calusa Park Elementary School. The new award recognizes one class throughout the Charity for Change Giver program that best embodies the spirit of the program. Other community presenters and participants included Mason Ayers from NCH Healthcare System Foundation, Connie Byrne from Arthrex, Collier County Commissioner Donna Fiala, Todd Foege with EGF Consulting Group, Mary George from the Community Foundation of Collier County, Dudley Goodlette with the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, David Gordley from IberiaBank, Susan Mainwaring with The League Club, Loryn Standifer from First Florida Integrity Bank and Tara Rosenberg, Rebecca Rosenberg and Alex Kistner representing the William Rosenberg Family Foundation. To learn more about Charity for Change and the Giver program, call 592-6787 or visit charityforchange. org. Naples resident, FGCU grad on his way to Oxford with full scholarship Charity for Change awards students, teachersMACHADO
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 NEWS A9 Contact Landmark today to elevate your vacation and real estate possibilities.Local: 828-743-9234 | Toll-Free: 877-747-9234 www.LandmarkVacations.com Cashiers: 828-743-0510 | Highlands: 828-526-4663 www.LandmarkRG.com The majestic Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina is where luxury and the great outdoors come together in perfect harmony. Take your vacation to a higher level with Landmark Vacation Rentals where you can experience beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife and outdoor adventures, as well as one of the most restful vacations of your life from the comfort of our breathtaking cabins, cottages, condos or large family home rentals. Once you fall in love with the mountain lifestyle, Landmark Realty Group provides local expertise and professional services to buy your forever home, home-away-from-home or investment property.From vacation rentals to real estate sales, Landmark can take you to new heights. COME FOR SUMMER. FIND YOUR WAY HOME. NORTH CAROLINA: CASHIERS, FRANKLIN, HIGHLANDS, LAKE GLENVILLE, LAKE TOXAWAY, SAPPHIRE VALLEY, BURLINGAMEFourth of July fun starts this weekend in Everglades CityEverglades City is always the first to salute Independence Day. This years family festival takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, June 27, and includes a patriotic parade, pet competitions, arts and crafts, raffles and playground games, all leading up to fireworks at twilight. For more information, call 695-2695.At Miromar Outlets Miromar Outlets and Germain Arena present the 16th annual Have a Blast Independence Eve Fireworks Show on Friday, July 3, at Miromar Outlets. Childrens activities begin at 6 p.m. with face painting in MundoFox Playland. Live entertainment also starts at 6 p.m. with Rockin Horse, followed by Miromar Has Talent at 7:25 p.m. The 80s Icon Band takes the stage at 7:55 p.m. The fireworks show over the lake starts at 9:30 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Coolers, tailgating and personal fireworks are not permitted. The full complement of restaurants in Miromar Outlets will serve food and beverages. Additional parking will be available at Germain Arena and Miromar Design Center.And in NaplesThe city of Naples annual Fourth of July Parade steps out at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 4, at the corner of Third Street South and Broad Avenue South, turning onto Fifth Avenue and ending near Naples City hall on Eighth Street South. Beginning at 9 p.m. at the Naples Municipal Pier, the citys annual fireworks show will consist of a 20-minute display with special effects choreographed to patriotic selections that will be simulcast on WAVV 101.1-FM. Spectators are invited to bring chairs or blankets and pick a spot along the beach from Lowdermilk Park to south of the pier for the best views in town. Personal use of sparklers, Chinese lanterns or any fireworks is prohibited per city ordinance. The Naples Police Department reminds the public that strict parking enforcement will take place in marked No Parking areas with close attention given to the entire length of Gulf Shore Boulevard as well as at intersections and fire hydrant locations. No parking will be allowed on either side of Gulf Shore Boulevard between 20th Avenue South and Eighth Avenue North (Golf Drive). Vehicles in violation will be towed. Public parking areas in downtown will be open. Fourth Avenue South will be a designated disabled parking beach end for those with proper disabled parking permits. NPD officers will direct traffic at most intersections. Drivers are asked not to use the alleys, as this bottlenecks traffic and slows everyone down. Parking meters are enforced daily between the hours of 8 a.m. and 11 p.m., and no parking after 11 p.m. is allowed at the beach ends. p les i rem inh oh at FM a irs t he u th w n. a np er e nt i ng k ed i on o re o n s e r n c e a a e n d d i ng g at e d k s l y m ., e d Scenes from the 2014 Independence Day parade in downtown Naples. STEPHEN WRIGHT / FLORIDA WEEKLY
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA10 WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 These properties are available for purchase effective immediately. The list is available for Naples, Bonita Springs, Marco Island and Estero starting at $150,000. What cannibals can teach usResearchers studying the humanbrain-eating Fore tribe of Papua New Guinea reported in a June journal article that they have identified the specific prion resistance gene that appears to offer complete protection against mad cow disease and perhaps other neurodegenerative conditions such as dementias and Parkinsons. The tribe customarily dined on relatives brains at funerals (although has abandoned the practice) and consequently suffered a major 1950s epidemic that wiped out 2 percent of the tribe annually. According to the lead researcher, survivors, with the specific resistance gene, demonstrated a striking example of Darwinian evolution in humans.Recurring themes Spouses often disagree politically and vote accordingly, but occasionally one runs for office against the other as is the case in Bremerton, Wash., where incumbent Councilmember Roy Runyon is being challenged by his wife, Kim Faulkner. Both were mum as to reasons and in fact filed their registration papers together at the same time in May. Said Runyon: Were different people. She might have a different approach. Indias media reported in April yet another birth defect in which the surviving baby is treated as a representation of Hindu holiness. A four-armed, four-legged child (medical explanation: remains of an underdeveloped conjoined twin) is worshipped as the reincarnation of the multi-limbed Lord Ganesha, and pilgrims journey from all over India to the birthplace, Dumri-Isri in Jharkhand state. (In a nod to modernity, one witness told a reporter that initially he had thought a photograph of the child was Photoshopped, but now has seen the baby with his own eyes.) The most recent exposition of people who tattoo their eyeballs, at the International Tattoo Festival in Caracas, in February, featured the phenomenons founder, Mr. Luna Cobra, who said it all started when he tried to create bright blue eyes, as in the 1984 film Dune. (Pigment is injected, permanently, so that it rests under the eyes thin top layer, the conjunctiva.) Asked what the process feels like, devotee Kylie Garth told BBC News, It was mentally intense, resembling an eye poke, pressure and a bit of sand but no pain. Mr. Cobra urged young people to get their jobs before trying eye tats, since youre going to look frightening forever to the majority of people you encounter. The law of turkey-baster insemination took a turn in Virginia in April when mother Joyce Bruce was unable to keep sperm-provider Robert Boardwine out of her sons life. Bruce relied on a state statute that seemed to allow her sole parenthood if the pregnancy was based on assisted-reproduction medical technology. However, the Court of Appeals of Virginia declared that a kitchen implement is not medical technology and, considering Boardwines genuine interest in fatherhood, ruled that he was entitled to joint custody and visitation rights. Once again, in May, lawyers went to court trying to persuade a judge that some rights under the U.S. Constitution be extended to intelligent apes (here, chimpanzees, as autonomous and selfdetermining beings at least as perceptive as, for example, severely mentally ill people, who retain rights while institutionalized). Lawyers are once again asking for a writ of habeas corpus (now available only to humans) to take Hercules and Leo out of a lab and into a sanctuary. (Adding to the discussion, in the week after the court hearing, a Harvard professor and colleagues, writing in the journal Current Anthropology, hypothesized that chimps could cook foods if given the chance. Tests revealed that they resist raw food when they are able to place it into a device that made it taste better which in theory makes them more intelligent than children who eat cookie dough.)Updates on previous News of the Weird News of the Weird has remarked on modern, over-the-top versions of the centuries-old tradition in China of making funerals entertaining, to attract mourners and thereby signify that the deceased did not die faceless. In the recent past, festive song-and-dance acts were hired, and soon, in the competition for attendees, some families took to hiring strippers to perform even obscene acts, severely pollut(ing) the culture, according to a critic. In April, the Ministry of Culture, previously somewhat tolerant because of sensitivity for the families, formally denounced the practice and began detaining the traveling performers. Backyard firing ranges are legal in Florida (as News of the Weird reported last year), and in March a Florida House committee voted to keep it that way, shooting down legislation to outlaw them even in urban and residential areas. (Firing on private property is legal except if shooting over a public right of way or an occupied dwelling, and negligent gunfire, though illegal, is only a misdemeanor.) In 2014, one Florida legislator, originally from Alaska, said even in that liberty-conscious state, residents in urban Anchorage do not have rights that Floridians have. 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SummerGUIDEultimateislands 12 CULTURE 16 EATS 18 DRINKS 20 CONCERTS 22 MOVIES 24 staycations 26 TUNES 292015 SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLY_________________________THE SUN BEATS DOWN; AN UNDENIABLE COMbustion engine that in the afternoon gives way to mighty electrical storms. In response, nature works full-throttle, foliage replicating and growing exponentially. Its an irony of Florida living, then, that as the world around us goes into summer overdrive, we are inclined toward inactivity and leisure. With snowbirds gone and children out of school, our workloads have lessened, and that sun and those storms all seem to inspire inertia. And so here, we present to you a guide for getting nothing done this summer. Shirk work and responsibility and instead invite your best friends over and chill by the pool with the best summer tunes ever amassed, or maybe fire up the grill and char some meat and veggies. Or, if you prefer, load up the car or boat and take a short trip for a staycation getaway, or discover one of our areas secluded islands. Dont want to wander too far from the a/c? How about a stage or screen show, or maybe an art exhibit? This Ultimate Summer Guide should make it easy for you to do all these things. After all, we dont want you to have to work too hard. Well leave that to Mother Nature. SP SP EC EC IA IA L L TO TO F F LO LO RI RI DA DA W W EE EE KL KL L Y Y __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ _ HE HE HE S S UN UN UN B B B EA EA TS TS S D D OW W OW N; N; N; A A A N N N UN UN N D DE D NI NI AB AB AB LE LE CO CO M M bu bu st st s io io i n n en n gi gi gi ne ne t t ha ha ha t t t in n in t he he af af te te rn rn oo oo n n gi gi ve ve s s w w ay ay y t t o o mi mi gh gh ty ty el el ec ec tr tr ic ic al al s s to to rm m r s. s s I I n n re re sp sp on on se se , na na tu tu re re w w or or ks ks f f ul ul llth th t ro ro o tt tt t le le fo fo o li li ag ag e e re re pl pl ic ic at at in in g g an an d d gr gr ow w in in g g ex ex po po ne ne nnti ti al al ly ly It It I s s s a a a n n ir ir on y y of of F F lo lo ri ri da da l l iv iv i in in g, g, th th en en , th th at at t a a a s s s th th th e e wo wo rl rl d d ar ar ou ou nd nd nd us us g g oe oe s s in in to to s s um um me me r r ov ov o er er dr dr iv iv e, e, we we a a re re i i nc nc li li ne ne d d to to wa wa rd rd i i na na ct ct iv iv it it y y an an d d le le iisu su re re . Wi Wi th th s s no no wb wb ir ir ds ds g g on on e e an an d d ch ch il il dr dr en en o o ut ut of of s s ch ch oo oo l, l, o o ur ur w w or or kl kl oa oa ds ds h h av av e e le le ss ss en en ed ed , an an d d th th at at s s un un a a nd nd t t ho ho se se s s to to rm m s s al al l l se se em em t t o o in in sp sp ir ir e e in in er er ti ti a. a. An An An d so so h h er er er e, e, w w e e p p ge ge tt in n g g no o no th th in in g g g do do ne ne an an d d d re re sp sp on on si si bi bi li li l ty y y a a n fr fr ie ie nd nd s s ov ov er er a a nd nd c c c hi h ll ll su su mm mm er er t t un un es es e e ve ve r r r a a th th e e gr gr il il l l an an d ch ch ar ar s s om om if f y y ou ou p p re re fe fe r, r, l l oa oa d d up up sh sh or or t t tr tr ip ip f f or or a a s s ta ta yc yc a a on on e e of of o o ur ur a a re re a a s s se se c c to to w w an an de de r r to to o o fa fa r r fr fr o o st st ag ag e e or or s s cr cr ee ee n n sh sh ow ow Th Th is is U U lt lt im im at at e e Su Su m m ea ea sy sy f f or or y y ou ou t t o o do do a a ll ll do do n n t t wa wa nt nt y y ou ou t t o o ha ha v v le le av av e e th th at at t t o o Mo Mo th th er er
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA12 WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 SummerGUIDEultimate2015Many of Southwest Floridas barrier islands, spanning the coast from Marco north to Manasota Key, deliver seclusion without the three-hour tour or that dunderhead Gilligan. The best are those accessible only by boat, chartered ferry excursions and, in some cases, a helicopter or seaplane. Bonus for resort amenities and grand, Old Florida-style cottages and estate rentals or sleeping platforms for the truly adventurous who dont mind starlit nights within the thick nothingness of the Everglades. This time of year, even those islands connected by bridge offer more room to spread out your beach blanket. The Ten Thousand IslandsJust a smattering of the Everglades Ten Thousand Islands are inhabited. Subtract Marco from the mix, and the majority of the remaining 9,999 are devoid of civilization or an inkling of mans presence. Heck, some are merely walking-on-water mangroves with little to no actual land. Motorboats allow you to take the plunge deeper into the Glades and the 35,000-acre Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. The national park is part of the largest mangrove forest in North America and plays an important role in the circle of life with its bird rookeries and fish nurseries. You might spot the rare mangrove cuckoo or black-whiskered vireo, or a sea turtle nest along the refuges small slices of beach. Opt for paddle power and youre bound to hear and see more, the dip of your paddle the only manmade noise within a natural soundtrack of bird calls, leaping fish splashdowns and, if youre lucky, the distinguishable snort of dolphins and manatees. Florida panthers also live here, and the quiet backbay waters are home to snook, permit, flounder, pompano and seatrout. Some of the islands also offer platforms for overnight campers.Cabbage KeyAlmost every island in Florida claims to be the one the inspiration for Jimmy Buffetts Cheeseburger in Paradise. Sans paved roads, nary a car or crowded like a lot of tourist destinations, the 100-acre Cabbage Key in the middle of Pine Island Sound is indeed a likely candidate. The leader of Parrothead Nation did, after all, visit the island in the 1970s, and the historic Cabbage Key Inn does serve a mean cheeseburger. A popular stop for weekend boaters and the visitors-who-lunch set, many charter captains and ferries offer daily excursions from Pine Island, Captiva, Boca Grande and Fishermens Village in Punta Gorda. Guests occasionally fly in by helicopter. The inns perch atop a 38-foot Calusa Indian shell mound isnt quite an above-sea-level record for Southwest Florida, but it does heighten the view of arriving boats and the water. Walls throughout the dining room and the appropriately named and legendary Dollar Bill Bar are papered with singles signed by patrons. The storied building has served as a safe house for boaters and shrimpers caught in storms, and its ambience is as Old Florida as it gets. The cheeseburger is a must, as is the restaurants signature rice and beans. Burn off those calories wandering the islands winding shellcrushed paths or stay overnight at the inn or its charming cottages.Upper Captiva A hurricane almost a century ago cut off the northern tip of Captiva, creating a Pine Island-and-gulf-connecting channel that quickly earned the name Redfish Pass and a reputation for prime redfish sports fishing. Rumored as a hideaway for the legendary (and possibly non-existent) Spanish pirate Jos Gaspar, 700-acre North Captiva offers Discover seclusion on Southwest Floridas secret islandsBY NANCI THEORETFlorida Weekly Correspondent COURTESY PHOTOThe Ten Thousand Islands offers unspoiled Florida like youve never seen before.SEE ISLANDS, A14 ESCAPE. INDULGE. RECLINE. LEATHER RECLINERS WITH FOOTRESTS at 10:00 AM Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays All Summer Long First Come, First Served free Summer MoviesMARK YOUR CALENDAR FOROUR FREE SUMMER MOVIES ARE FOR FAMILIES. CAMP DIRECTORS, PLEASE SEE MANAGEMENT FOR FIELD TRIP PRICING.833 VANDERBILT BEACH RD, NAPLES 239.596.0008ONLINE SEAT RESERVATION AT PARAGONTHEATERS.COM June 30July 12: How To Train Your Dragon 2 July 79: Diary of a Wimpy Kid July 1416: Mr. Peabody and Sherman July 2123: Penguins Of Madagascar July 28: Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb August 46: Book Of Life August 1113: The Croods August 1820: Epic Brought To You By: c r e t O f T h e f e o d s A A u
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA14 WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 TF (866) 372-7263 W cranesbeachhouse.com 82 Gleason St., Delray Beach, FL 33483Cranes Beach House is a distinctive boutique hotel with a blend of 28 island-inspired guest suites and luxurious villas nestled within a lush, tropical setting. This is Cranesvacation at your own pace.Never crowded. Always intimate. ESCAPE THE ORDINARY five miles of beaches, just 370 homes, a population of 50 year-round residents and 350 acres of state-owned nature preserve. It was once the site of an extensive tomato plantation and the main processing plant for the Punta Gorda Fish Co. As one of Southwest Floridas most secluded inhabited islands, Upper Cap has a discernibly swanky side with multimillion-dollar homes (some of them on weekly rental programs), resorts with onsite dining and amenities and a private airstrip. Three miles from the mainland, its also accessible by ferry and private boats. Stay in one of North Captiva Island Club Resorts twoto five-bedroom rental properties many with private pools, beachfront views and song-ofthe-sea names such as Dolphin Cottage, Sunset Beach House, Havana Breeze and Hidden Harmony and enjoy complimentary use of bikes, beach chairs and kayaks. Safety Harbor, the islands main marina, is a planned neighborhood and home to Barnacles Island Resort and the iconic Barnacle Phils restaurant, where walls are plastered with dollar bills. Shelling, fishing and birding are just some of the activities guests enjoy on Upper Captiva.Useppa IslandUseppa is about as exclusive as they come and an anomaly among Southwest Floridas islands. The private island community gives the general public just a two-hour window of opportunity to visit for lunch and, if time permits, explore the famed pink path, the Collier Inn and its signature Old-Florida-style homes rendered in white and pale grays. There is some wiggle room for visitors interested in real estate and friends of Useppa Island Club members. A resort destination for the wealthy since the late 19th century, lucky guests and homeowners enjoy a setting steeped in nature, where golf carts are the primary mode of transportation and in-season croquet games mandate the wearing the traditional all-white. Ferries from South Seas Island Resort and Pine Island offer daily public lunchtime excursions.Manasota KeyThink of Englewood Beach, on the southern portion of the 11-mile long key, as a scaled-down and more secluded version of Fort Myers Beach. Many visitors and even some longtime residents arent even aware Charlotte County has a beach likely due to its big disconnect from Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda. Its a good 45-minute drive upon turning onto S.R. 776/McCall Road from Tamiami Trail. But totally worth it, if you long for elbow room and a dozen or so mom-and-pop businesses, including the countys best tiki bars with live music, tropical cocktails and food, and even cornhole, giant Jenga and Caribbean ring toss games. With Lemon Bay to the east and the gulf to the west, the island boasts public beaches along most of its span. For the ultimate quiet time, head south to Stump Pass Beach State Park, offering a mile of undeveloped beachfront that becomes more secluded the farther south you walk toward the channel separating Manasota Key from Don Pedro Island at its southernmost tip. The calm waters on the Lemon Bay side are ideal for paddleboarding. The main beach at Chadwick Park offers daily yoga and a Sunday sunset drum circle. COURTESY PHOTOFor Florida barrier island living the way it was meant to be, visit Boca Grande.COURTESY PHOTOUseppa Island is a private community you can visit if you want to get away this summer.ISLANDSFrom page 12
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Out of Order, a British farce, continues through Aug. 1 at the Off-Broadway Palm Theatre. At the Laboratory Theater in Fort Myers, The Underpants by comedian Steve Martin continues through June 27. Ill Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, opens July 10. The show tells the story of Mengers, a feisty, self-made woman who made it to the top of the male-dominated Hollywood agent heap. Performances run through July 25. More poignant productions are offered in August at Laboratory Theater and by The Marco Players on Marco Island. The Laboratory Theater presents Happy Aug. 14-29, looking at four people who have a choice to be honestly unhappy or to pretend to be happy with their lives. The Marco Players stages Shooting Star Aug. 6-23, the story of an encounter at a snowy airport between former college lovers who meet again in middle age. Summer holds sway in exhibition themes at several area art venues. The Art League of Fort Myers members feature Fireworks, July 3-31. The Alliance for the Arts in Lee County presents the member exhibit Dog Days, Aug. 7-Sept. 19. The psychology and emotion of color are explored by the Art League of Bonita Springs in the Aug. 7-27 exhibit, Its Hot, Its Cold, Its COLOR. The Naples Art Association focuses on photography with three exhibits at the von Liebig Art Center. Pictures in Progress, by association members, and Camera USA National Photograph Exhibition featuring photographers from across the country, continues through July 17. Gareth Rockliffe: The Great American Coastline opens July 27 and continues through Sept. 4. The exhibit, by association member Rockliffe, tracks his journey photographing the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific coastlines. Meanwhile, Art Walks continue to be a hit on the first Friday of each month in the downtown Fort Myers River District: July 3, Aug. 7 and Sept. 4. Kids can take their first steps toward stardom or tap into their inner artist at a host of hugely popular summer camps offered by arts and theater venues. Spaces are still available in camps in at least nine locations, including KidzAct held by The Naples Players; ARTScool held by The Naples Art Association; the Cultural Park Theater in Cape Coral; BIG ARTS on Sanibel; the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs and the Golisano Childrens Museum (CMon) in Naples. Most have different weekly themes and are organized according to age groups. Many end with performances and exhibits at weeks end. At KidzAct, productions include Disneys Alice in Wonderland, with rehearsals starting June 29 and performances July 24-25. Legally Blonde rehearsals also start June 29, with performances Aug. 14-16. Classes for kids in kindergarten to sixth grade, and more intensive workshops to improve vocals and acting are also available. At ARTScool, multi-disciplinary art classes run weekly through Aug. 7. BIG ARTS offers a mix of classes in visual arts, music, dance and theater through Aug. 14. Cultural Park Theater offers two-week theater sessions through Aug. 15. Summer camps at Naples Botanical Garden continue weekly through July 24. The Alliance for the Arts has a waiting list for its summer camps, but there are openings in a new Musical Theatre Intensive Camp, held in partnership with Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre, for the weeks of July 27 and Aug.3. Performances are Footloose and Aladdin. CMons offerings range from a circus theme the week of June 29 to crime scene investigation the week of July 13. Check with the organization youre interested in to see whats available, and the cost. If youre not interested in being a budding actress or artist, you can recoil at the new Burmese python exhibit at the Naples Zoo or try out the scream chamber at the Sonic Sensation exhibit at CMon through Sept. 11. Other area museums have quirky and creative offerings, such as the Floridas Got the Blues exhibit, a history of the Blues in Florida, through Aug. 7 at the Southwest Florida Museum of History. The museum features Culturally cool ways to spend the summerBY MARY WOZNIAKFlorida Weekly Correspondent
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L L L L L o o o o v v v v e e e e r r r r s s s s K K K K K e e e e e y y y y y . c c c c o o o o o m m m m Starting at * * * Beaches, Creatures and Cowboys from Aug. 14 to Nov. 12, an exhibit of movie posters from movies made in Florida from the early 1920s to the present. The Collier County Museum offers two special programs, including a July 8 exploration of the creole communities of Cuban and Spanish Indian fishermen who flourished along Floridas southwest coast in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, called Enterprising Entrepreneurs: The Archeology of Southwest Floridas Cuban Fishing Ranchos. Then the museum brings up the H word July 22 with a program on Southwest Floridas Hurricane History. These are hot tickets for cool entertainment literally. A darkened theater and a cool gallery or museum are welcome respites from the sultry weather. And some of these events, particularly art exhibits, dont charge admission, or just ask for a donation. So take advantage while the sun is high and traffic is easy. Feed your cultural soul with the sights and sounds of summer in the arts.VenuesFor more information or for tickets, heres how to contact the venues mentioned:>> Alliance for the Arts 10091 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers 939-2787 or artinlee.org>> Art League of Fort Myers 1451 Monroe St., Fort Myers 275-3970 or artleagueoffortmyers.org>> BIG ARTS 900 Dunlop Road, Sanibel 395-0900 or bigarts.org>> Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre And Off-Broadway Palm 1380 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com>> Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs 26100 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org>> Collier County Museum 3331 Tamiami Trail East, Naples 252-8476 or colliermuseums.com>> Cultural Park Theatre 528 Cultural Park Blvd., Cape Coral 772-5862 or Culturalparktheater.com>> Fort Myers River District Alliance Downtown Fort Myers (855) 732-3836 or fortmyersriverdistrictalliance. com>> Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples 15080 Livingston Road, Naples 514-0084 or cmon.org>> Laboratory Theater 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers 218-0481 or laboratorytheater orida.com>> The Marco Players Marco Town Center Mall 1089 N. Collier Blvd., No. 432, Marco Island 642-7270 or themarcoplayers.com>> Naples Art Association von Liebig Art Center 585 Park St., Naples 262-6517 or naplesart.org>> The Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples 262-5409 or napleszoo.com>> Southwest Florida Museum of History 2031 Jackson St., Fort Myers 321-7430 or Sw museumofhistory.com>> Sugden Community Theatre 701 Fifth Ave. South, Naples 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org Check out these culturally cool places this summer, tooThe Baker Museum ArtisNaples5833 Pelican Bay Blvd., Naples artisnaples.org 597-1900 Three art exhibits through July 26 Weegee by Weegee: Darkly humorous, voyeuristic portraits by photographer Weegee capture the realities of urban life; from the Jean Pigozzi Collection. 7th Annual Student Exhibition: About 500 works by Collier County public and private school students, grades pre-K through 12. Jan Yoors, a Retrospective: The artist excelled in tapestry, painting, photography and drawing. He worked closely with the Allies to help the Gypsies escape genocide during World War II. Free admission: From 6 to 9 p.m. only July 22.Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall13350 Edison Parkway, Fort Myersbbmannpah.com 481-4849 MOVE: Dance performance 8 p.m., June 25. Live on tour with dancers and siblings Julianne Hough and Derek Hough. American Idol Live! 2015 Tour: 7:30 p.m. July 12. Spotlights the top ve nalists from Season 14.The Charlotte Players 1182 Market Circle, Port Charlotte charlotteplayers.org (941) 255-1022 Acting Boot Camp: 10-week camp for adults starts at 10 a.m. July 11; course instructor Ron BuppGolisano Childrens Museum of Naples 15080 Livingston Road, Naples cmon.org 514-0084 Miracles Happen: 10:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 15. Baseball basics day. Learn about the science and sport of baseball with members of the Fort Myers Miracles. Marco Island Historical Museum180 S. Heathwood Drive, Marco Island colliermuseums.com 642-1440 Giants of the Everglades: Through Aug. 1. Features the work of regional photographer Dennis Goodman, who focuses on wildlife and nature. Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center2301 First St., Fort Myers sbdac.com 337-1933 Art & Poetry Networking Event: 8 p.m. June 25, July 23 and Aug. 27. Hobnob with area up-andcoming poets and artists who showcase their work. Art Talk Tuesday: 7 p.m. July 7, Aug. 11. Meet the artist. Oliver Dominguez-Hats of Time: Exhibit highlighting hats and their role in history opens at 6 p.m. July 3, continues through July 23. Portrait of a Pilgrim: Exhibit depicting a 1,000mile walk by artist Michael George following an ancient Christian pilgrimage route opens at 6 p.m. Aug. 7 and continues through Aug. 27. Naples Botanical Garden4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples naplesgarden.org 643-7275 Unearthed: Dinosaurs in the Garden: Through July 5. Giant dinosaur replicas move and growl. W.O.N.D.E.R Kids: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday throughout summer. June: Bees Discover what all the buzz is about. July: Awesome Aquatics A look at the special adaptations of aquatic plants that let them grow underwater. August: World of Water Where does the water in your faucet come from? Make your own water cycle. September: Seeds Some small as a speck of dust, some the size of a basketball.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 A23 >> 3 Doors Down 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater >> Slipknot 6 p.m. Friday, July 24 Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach >> Rob Thomas 8 p.m. Friday, July 24 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater >> The Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson: The End Times Tour 7 p.m. Friday, July 24 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Idina Menzel World Tour 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25 Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center, Orlando >> Slightly Stoopid 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 25 Sunset Cove Amphitheater, Boca Raton >> Slipknot: Summers Last Stand Tour 6 p.m. Saturday, July 25 Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa >> Smokey Robinson 8 p.m. Saturday, July 25 Hard Rock Live, Hollywood >> 311 8 p.m. Sunday, July 26 Hard Rock Live Orlando >> Idina Menzel World Tour 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater >> Fifth Harmony 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 29 The Fillmore, Miami >> Dave Matthews Band 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 29 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Fifth Harmony 7 p.m. Thursday July 30 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater >> Counting Crows 7 p.m. Friday, July 31 Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater >> Dave Matthews Band 7 p.m. Friday, July 31 Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm BeachAugust>> Citizen Cope 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 House of Blues Orlando >> Toby Keith Good Times & Pick Up Lines Tour 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Whitesnake 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 Hard Rock Live Orlando >> My Morning Jacket 8:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3 The Fillmore, Miami >> My Morning Jacket 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4 Hard Rock Live Orlando >> Whitesnake 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 Hard Rock Live, Hollywood >> Jill Scott 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 Hard Rock Live, Hollywood >> Colbie Caillat | Rachel Platten 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 House of Blues Orlando >> Alice in Chains 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10 Hard Rock Live Orlando >> Alice in Chains 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 Hard Rock Live, Hollywood >> Steely Dan with Elvis Costello and The Imposters 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Steely Dan with Elvis Costello and The Imposters 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12 Coral Sky Amphitheater, West Palm Beach >> Incubus, Deftones, Death From Above 1979 and The Bots 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Incubus, Deftones, Death From Above 1979 and The Bots 6:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14 Coral Sky Amphitheater, West Palm Beach >> Hippiefest 2015 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14 Rick Derringer | The Family Stone | Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center, Fort Lauderdale >> SummerJazz on the Gulf Pocket Change 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15 Free at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club >> Culture Club 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug 15 Madeira Beach Park, Madeira Beach >> Culture Club 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 Hard Rock Live Orlando >> J. Cole: Forest Hills Drive Tour 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 16 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Outshyne 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28 Dixie Roadhouse, Cape Coral >> Motley Cre 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 American Airlines Arena, Miami >> Van Halen 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13 MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa >> Van Halen 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15 Coral Sky Amphitheatre, West Palm Beach >> SummerJazz on the Gulf Late Night Brass 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 Free at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club Ariana Grande performs July 16 and 18 in Tampa and Sunrise Danny Sinoff performs July 18 at the Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club 311 plays July 26 in Orlando YOUR HOMETOWN BEACHTOWNGet Away without Going AwayEscape to Hollywood, Florida and discover its Blue Wave beaches and coastal eco-preserves. Visit the downtown entertainment district brimming with diverse dining, music and nightlife. Trolley and water taxi service available day and night. From full-service resorts to Superior Small Lodgings just steps from the sand, you will love VisitHollywoodFL.org GO ECO BRING THE FAMILY DINE DOCKSIDE
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA24 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 PLAY LEARN DREAM Southwest Floridas rst museum devoted exclusively to creativity, play & discovery, featuring: 38,000 sq. ft. of interactive exhibits Amazing Adventures Summer Camps Daily/Weekly educational programs Memberships available Open weekdays from 10am-5pm, Closed Wednesday Saturday 10am-5pm & Sunday 11am-4pm 15080 Livingston Rd.Naples, FL 34109 SummerGUIDEultimate2015Thus far, the 2015 summer movie season has seen two of the highest-grossing domestic opening weekends of all time, with $208 million going to Jurassic World and a not-too-shabby $191 million to Avengers: Age of Ultron (only The Avengers stands between them at $207 million). What do these big box office grosses mean? Not necessarily that more people are going to the movies than ever before, what with inflation, 3-D, largescreen format upcharges and variable pricing playing a role in the high numbers. Rather, the large grosses this year including a worldwide top five of all time $1.5 billion and counting for Furious 7 suggest known commodities are still the way to go in Hollywood, because fans cant seem to get enough. So in the long-term, we can expect more remakes, sequels, adaptations, prequels, rip-offs, etc. In the short term, i.e. the rest of the summer, is there anything original to look forward to? Yes and no. Take a look:June 26 Ted 2Americas favorite foul-mouthed teddy bear (voiced by Seth MacFarlane) returns alongside Mark Wahlberg, this time with Amanda Seyfried as their lawyer trying to prove Ted has feelings. July 1 Terminator: GenisysAside from not spelling Genesis correctly, this franchise reboot takes the 1984 original and changes elements of the story. You know, like a reboot should. Point of curiosity: The film somehow features 1984 Arnold Schwarzenegger and a 2015 Mr. Schwarzenegger. Why would a robot age? Magic Mike XXLAhem who said 18-35 white males are the only demographic Hollywood cares about? Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, six-pack abs, stripping this time in Myrtle Beach with Elizabeth Banks. Enjoy, ladies. July 10 MinionsRemember those adorable little yellow rapscallion Twinkies in the Despicable Me movies? Now they have their own movie, which will be interesting considering they dont speak. Sandra Bullock, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton and Geoffrey Rush, however, do provide voices. Self/lessClever premise: A wealthy but dying businessman (Ben Kingsley) undergoes a procedure that transports his mind into a young, healthy body (Ryan Reynolds); side effects ensue. Who wouldnt want to be Ryan Reynolds? Expect lavish visuals from director Tarsem Singh (The Cell). July 17 TrainwreckStar-on-the-rise comedienne Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer) wrote and stars in this Judd Apatow-directed comedy about a woman (Schumer) who doesnt believe in monogamy and the doctor (Bill Hader) who makes her change her mind. Ms. Schumer is immensely talented, and this looks funny. Lets hope Mr. Apatow doesnt pull another Funny People and ruin it.Ant-ManTime to add another superhero to the Avenger-filled Marvel Cinematic Universe, this time in the form of an ant. But at least Paul Rudd plays the ant.Mr. HolmesA retired Sherlock Holmes (Ian McKellen) battles his failing memory as he tries to solve a 50-year-old case in director Bill Condons (Dreamgirls) latest. Imagine how crappy this movie would be if in the end, Holmes just said, Ah well, cant remember. Screw it.July 24 PixelsIt looks silly, but could be fun: Aliens misinterpret electronic feeds of classic video games as an act of war, so they attack earth in the form of monsters from the games. That or Ms. Pac-Man is super pissed at Pac-Man and taking it out on us. Shed the sunscreen for the silver screen this summerBY DAN HUDAKSpecial to Florida Weekly
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 NEWS A25 July 24 SouthpawA boxer (Jake Gyllenhaal) becomes a champion, but soon after needs redemption in this drama from Antoine Fuqua (Training Day) that also stars Rachel McAdams and Forest Whitaker. Early word has raving buzz for Mr. Gyllenhaal, and one look at the trailer makes it easy to see why. July 29 VacationIts a self-aware, sort-of remake of the Chevy Chase classic Vacation, this time with Ed Helms as the patriarch and Christina Applegate as his wife. Chris Hemsworth, Leslie Mann and Wally World also star. Word is its hilarious, and definitely earns its R-rating. Its the rare thing of being a remake thats actually (hopefully) worth looking forward to. July 31 Irrational ManWriter/director Woody Allen chronicles a philosophy professor (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls for one of his students (Emma Stone). Its another of Mr. Allens existential treatises, which have been hit (Blue Jasmine) and miss (Magic in the Moonlight) in recent years. Hopefully, this will be a hit, though the trailer doesnt look promising.Aug. 7 Fantastic FourThere has yet to be anything fantastic about the movie versions of Fantastic Four, and the buzz surrounding this reboot is far from enthusiastic. Four friends with mutant powers battle one former friend with mutant powers. Doesnt seem like a fair fight. Ricki and the FlashMeryl Streep plays a rock star who returns home to her family after her daughters (played by Mamie Gummer, Ms. Streeps real-life daughter) breakup. Kevin Kline also stars, Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs) directs, and Diablo Cody (Juno) wrote the script. For a similar story, check out Al Pacino in Danny Collins, available on home video June 30. MastermindsIt was one of the biggest bank heists in U.S. history, and total morons pulled it off. So why not make a comedy about it? Kristen Wiig and Zach Galifianakis play the morons, while Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis play degenerates whore also after the money. Directed by Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite). Aug. 14 The Man From U.N.C.L.E.Based on the hit s TV show and set in 1963, secret agents from the U.S. and Russia (played by Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer, respectively) team up to stop villains from launching an atom bomb. This is the kind of thing Austin Powers made fun of! Directed by Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes). Aug. 21 Sinister 2Because apparently the first film wasnt sinister enough. No Ethan Hawke this time. Includes 2 nights accommodations + half day boat rental + breakfastDowntown Naples 1221 Fifth Avenue South Naples, FL 34102 Reservations, Call239-649-5800 Toll-Free 800-382-7941Bayfront Watersports Rentals Reservations Call 239-465-0223 OTHER SUMMER SPECIALS AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE: BayfrontInnNaples.com 2 Nights City View Room Half Day (4 Hours) Deck Boat or Pontoon Rental Breakfast for 2 at our Bambu Tropical Grill Upgrade to Bayview Room for $25 per nightValid: June 1 December 19, 2015. *Does not include 10% bed tax, 6% boat tax or gas. Must be 25 or older to rent boat. Double occupancy accommodations. Based on availability and not valid for holidays or holiday weekends. Fun in the Sun* Stay&Play
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA26 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 SummerGUIDEultimate2015Fishermens Village If youve lived in Southwest for a long time, when you think of Fishermens Village in Punta Gorda, shopping, restaurants and, of course, the marina probably come to mind. But, Charlotte Countys best-kept staycation secret is Fishermens Village Resort with its waterfront vacation villas. Theyre cozy, well-furnished, and the marina set-up makes it the ideal boaters staycation. In fact, any angler worth his or her salt will happily cast a reel for The King Fisher Weekender Package. It includes a back-bay saltwater fishing charter that gives guests the opportunity to catch and release or they can fish for their dinner the catch will even be prepped and filleted. The package also features a sunset cruise for two, and of course, two nights in a vacation villa all for just $375 per person (rates subject to availability). If youve got your own boat and want to reach the Fishermens Village by water, no problem. The marina rates are just $2 per foot, per day, and offseason (May through November) rates for villas, which sleep up to six guests comfortably, are a steal at $140 a night. That includes two bedrooms, equipped kitchens and balconies overlooking Charlotte Harbor. Even if you dont fish, theres plenty to do at Fishermans Village. Relax by the pool, get a free bike for the day and explore, or hit the tennis courts. Adventurers will enjoy discovering Charlotte Harbor by paddleboard, kayak or even personal watercraft. Or shop til you drop at a variety of unique boutiques; with more than 30 shops, theres something for everyone, including art galleries, jewelry stores, and plenty of clothing boutiques. A favorite local attraction at Fishermans Village is Harpoon Harrys, the casual dining eatery at the end of the promenade pier, where guests dance to live music and enjoy sunset views. Theres also Village Fish Market, famous for some of the freshest fish in Southwest Florida. For fine dining, theres The Captains table on the second level overlooking Charlotte Harbor. Checking the Fishermens Village website is a must before planning a staycation there as the village hosts plenty of specialty evenings featuring local bands, celebrations on holidays, festivals and more. Nearby in Punta Gorda, theres lots for a staycationer to see and do. Theres the downtown Punta Gorda Gallery Walk every third Thursday evening, the Peace River Wildlife Center and the Military Heritage Museum located inside Fishermans Village, which is filled with an impressive array of military memorabilia. Just like a village, Fishermans Village Resort is not unlike a mini-town, full of activities for everyone but most especially, the fisherman, of course. fishville.com (941) 639-8721 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta GordaLovers Key Resort The name says it all Lovers Key Resort truly does attract lovers. Located just south of the tip of Estero Island between Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, Lovers Key is a staycation that means not only escaping, but serves to remind locals why they love Southwest Florida so much in the first place. During tourist season, the painfully slow, stop-and-go traffic to the beach is reason enough to dissuade area beach goers. So, for most mainland residents, summertime means beach time and the perfect staycation should include plenty of it. At Lovers Key Resort, you have a choice: you can lounge at the pool on the bay, or you can amble across Estero Boulevard to Lovers Key State Park right on the gulf for sandy beaches and warm summer water. Often a choice for wedding celebrations, Lovers Key Resort has plenty of amenities that attract couples. Each room has an open-air balcony that overlooks the bay, plus a galley kitchen or, in the suites, a full kitchen. In fact, for guests looking for more luxury, there are spacious penthouse suites with floor-to-ceiling windows that boast views of the gulf as well as the bay. And the Florida resident special, offered through the summer months, is indeed attractive, starting at just $159 per night. And while the resort is famous for romance, families flock to Lovers Key for fun. Lovers Key State Park has a two-mile long beach where visitors can rent kayaks, canoes, bicycles and more. Among the wildlife enjoying the parks unspoiled beauty are bald eagles, marsh rabbits and manatees. Back at the resort, from their balconies, guests can also spot bottlenose dolphins playing in Estero bay. The resorts waterfront restaurant, Flippers On The Bay, has spectacular views of the bay as well and is known for not only its culinary choices, but for specialty drinks. Its not a staycation until youve had the Original Bucket O Fun, which includes four different kinds of rums and a rum floater thrown in for good measure. Just a short drive over the bridge takes guests to Fort Myers Beach, where they can enjoy the Key West-style sunset celebration near the public pier complete with musicians, mimes and performance artists. Or they can hop aboard a 65-foot replica Spanish galleon for Salty Sams Pirate Cruise featuring games, mutiny and even live cannon rounds. On the south end of Fort Myers Beach, catch a movie at the Beach Theatre or check out the boutiques at Villa Santini Plaza. Lovers Key Resort is an excellent way to recapture the romance and rediscover the beach.loverskey.com 765-1040 8771 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers BeachNaples Grande Beach ResortThe grandeur starts with the lobby. The second you step inside the Naples Grande Beach Resort, your staycation takes on a European feel. Colorfully decorated with modern, yet comfy furniture plus a sleek, mirrored escalator set off by a one-story ring fountain water feature youll find your welcome is both warm and luxurious. A staycation at The Naples Grande is a summer getaway for the discerning Southwest Floridian looking for some high-end pampering and resort amenities such as a full-service spa, a par 72 golf course, 15 tennis courts, three swimming pools and more than five different dining spots. But with the 20 percent off special rate for Florida residents, it wont break the bank. For a minimum two-night stay (Friday through Sunday; rates subject to availability), you could find yourself with a gulf-view room for around $230. In fact, one of the features that makes The Naples Grande so popular for both families with young kids, or couples seeking a romantic escape, is the beach at the resort and half the fun is getting there. You can stroll down a boardwalk surrounded by a forest of mangroves and native wildlife, or if youre not in the mood for a walk, you can always take a short ride to the seashore on the free tram. Less crowded and quieter in the summer time, Naples Beach is known for its long stretches of white, sandy beaches and vivid sunsets. Guests can also rent paddleboards, kayaks and other water-sport toys. Also on the beach, theres the latest addition for the Naples Grande Rhodes End Beach Bar a casual, Mediterranean-style bistro with outdoor dining where guests can order anything from a burger to fried squid, plus tropical cocktails. Back at the pool area, while the adults sip on daiquiris, the kids stay busy in the family pool boasting a 100-foot twisting water slide. Around the corner is the Palm Terrace Pool, exclusively for adults, with private cabanas and even butler service. Nearby, staycationers can check out the goods at Waterside Shops or see a show at ArtisNaples. But, with as much as there is to do at the resort whether its happy hour in the Lobby Lounge or taking a water aerobics class at the Hibiscus Hideaway (the third pool) youll likely find your staycation jam-packed at The Naples Grande. naplesgrande.com (844) 332-3331 475 Seagate Drive, NaplesStaycations are right around the cornerBY STEPHANIE DAVISFlorida Weekly Correspondent COURTESY PHOTOFishermens Village is a great staycation spot.COURTESY PHOTONaples Grande is a modern staycation destination with everything you can think of.COURTESY PHOTOLovers Key Resort is a great local place to capture, or recapture, some romance.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 NEWS A29 SummerGUIDEultimate2015With summer and its warm sunny days with us once again, its prime time for pool and beach parties. And any self-respecting event such as this needs a soundtrack. Fortunately, summer fun has long been a favorite topic for songwriters. So in that spirit, here is a playlist that has some all-time great summer hits, mixed in with a few newer favorites and a wild card or two. The 20 songs are sequenced for musical flow, not as a ranking. So grab your iPod (or whatever device) and download away.>> Boys Of Summer Don Henley This wistful hit from Eagle Mr. Henley is a great way to ease into this summer mix tape. Even if the production now sounds dated, this was a great song. >> The Weather Is Here, Wish You Were Beautiful Jimmy Buffet Sure, Margaritaville or Cheeseburger In Paradise would also be good choices, but this peppier and clever tune gets my vote. >> Island in the Sun Weezer Bip-bip...these masters of pop melody turned out a relaxing treat of a tune with just enough guitar edge to keep things rocking. >> Wipe Out The Safaris Its time to pick up the tempo here, and sorry, Beach Boys, but no song says surf and summer better than this s classic. >> Rock Lobster The B-52s One of the great party bands in rock history, Rock Lobster captures all the kitsch and catchiness that made the Bs so cool. >> This Summer Superchunk One of the breezier gems from this underappreciated band puts some great riffy guitar rock into any pool party. >> King of the Beach Wavves Time for a little punky fun, with a song with some cool blasts of guitar, a rolling tide of a beat and a title that serves as a fun, shout-along chorus. >> California Gurls Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg Time for a left turn, and this bouncy track from the queen of sugary pop does the job here. >> Vacation The Go-Gos Whats more summer than a getaway from the daily grind? The Go-Gos captured the feeling of escapism perfectly with this new-wave gem. >> Pulling Mussels (From The Shell) Squeeze One of the most irresistible tunes from arguably the best Brit-pop band since the Beatles may have a decidedly British accent, but mussels and shells are so Florida. >> California Girls The Beach Boys Time to ease things up a bit with one of the best summer songs from a group whose catalog is packed with summer sweetness. >> Summer In The City The Lovin Spoonful John Sebastian and company nailed the feeling of heat, blacktop and concrete here, and made it sound like there was no better place to be. >> Hot Fun in the Summertime Sly & the Family Stone More laid back than much of the trailblazing groups catalog, Hot Fun is a de nitive chilledand-blissed-out soundtrack for a warm sunny day. >> Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves Big, bouncy and as euphoric as a pop song can get, it was a smash hit for a band that had many more winning tunes where this one came from. >> Surf City Jan & Dean The Beach Boys may have been the s king of California summery pop, but Jan Berry and Dean Torrence shine just as brightly on this classic. >> The Only Place Best Coast If this song had been a hit for these beachy modern rockers, it would be a xture on summer playlists for years to come. >> Blister in the Sun Violent Femmes OK, so maybe the title isnt that sunny, but the song at-out rocks with the kind of teen angst only Gordon Gano could convey. >> Summertime Blues Eddie Cochran Im choosing the original from this great s rocker over the Whos more bombastic, but also great, version. But either version works here. >> Dancing in the Street Martha and the Vandellas This great, grooving track remains one of best songs in the rich Motown catalog. Enough said. >> Rockaway Beach The Ramones As much as the punk greats epitomized city grit, this caffeinated classic is two minutes of energy and fun and accelerated guitar riffage. Those are this writers picks. Happy listening, and have fun debating these song choices or choosing the songs youd put on your next summer music playlist.Jam out with this ultimate summer pool party playlistBY ALAN SCULLEYFlorida Weekly Correspondent Got Download?The iPad App Its Local. Its Entertaining. Its Mobile.Its FREE! Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comiPad is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. All rights reserved. Search Florida Weekly in the iTunes App Store today.
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Activities for children and teens arts and craft supplies, games, educational computer software, books and toys, bicycles, skateboards, helmets and knee/elbow pads are always appreciated, as are non-perishable pantry provisions, food storage containers, dishcloths and towels, baby gates, car seats and booster seats, strollers, pull-ups and wipes, high chairs and cribs, twin bedding, large duffel bags, bath products and personal toiletries. Gift cards to grocery stores, drug stores, restaurants, department stores, Target, craft stores and gas cards are also welcome. Youth Havens annual back-to-school drive, Oh, The Places Theyll Go, starts July 1 and runs through Aug. 14. All basic school supplies are welcomes, as are large, heavy-duty backpacks and gift cards to stores where school supplies and clothes are sold (Ross, Target, TJMaxx, Walmart). Drop-off locations are at the Youth Haven campus at 5867 Whitaker Road and at Mutual of Omaha Bank locations in Marco Island, Naples and Fort Myers. If your place of business would like to be a drop-off site, contact Shelly Long by calling 687-5155 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. PACE Center for Girls, Collier at Immokalee, is collecting new and gently loved dresses for its annual Love That Dress! sale coming up in September. The next dress collection party takes place from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, during the monthly Art ALIVE event in the Naples Art District. Dresses and accessories for Love That Dress! can be dropped off at the following galleries: Anne Chaddock Studios & Gallery, 2180 J&C Blvd.; Arts on Fire Studio & Gallery, 5880 Shirley St.; Blue Pearl Fine Art, 6260 Shirley St.; Casa Art Studio, 5850 Shirley St.; The Artists Gallery, 6240 Shirley St; Joel Shapses Studio, 5760 Shirley St.; Sweet Art Gallery, 2054 Trade Center Way; and Annabelle Johnson Pottery Studio, 5850 Shirley St. If you would like to host a dress collection party at your home or business this summer, contact Buffy Hagood at 771-1261 or buffyhagood@goodwillswfl. org or Melissa Speach at 289-4078 or email@example.com. Donations of goods and gift cards for products and services are also needed for the silent auction that takes part during Love That Dress! For more information, contact Shannon Starr at 207-1878 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Cash and in-kind sponsorships are available ranging from $500 to $10,000. For more information, contact Pat Patterson at 595-8414 or patpattersn@aim. com. Finally, numerous volunteer opportunities are available in the days leading up to Love That Dress! and during the event that takes place from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. For more information, contact Marie Pazych at 2930061 or email@example.com. PACE Center for Girls, Collier at Immokalee, also has a year-round need for passes to movie theaters, bowling alleys and skating rinks; undergarments, socks and shoes (all sizes, for teen girls); gift certificates to Walmart, Target, CVS, McDonalds, Burger King, Subway, Rib City; alarm clocks, scrapbooking supplies; college T-shirts, nail polish and manicure supplies; and anything Hello Kitty. The center is at 160 N. First St. in Immokalee. For more information, call 842-5406 or visit pacecenter.org. The Guadalupe Resale & Consignment Shop needs volunteers. Duties include greeting shoppers and ringing up sales, pricing donations and restocking the inventory, rearranging furniture and picking up large items that are donated. Hours are flexible and can be as few or as many as desired. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. MondayFriday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The shop is at 8100 Trail Blvd., parallel to U.S. 41 just south of Vanderbilt Beach Road. For more information, call Kat McNabb at 594-2696 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Proceeds from the shop benefit the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee. The center is dedicated breaking the cycle of poverty in Immokalee by providing educational, social and other support programs and resources to families there. For information about volunteer opportunities at the Guadalupe Center in Immokalee, call 657-7711 or visit guadalupecenter.org. Theres always room on the pantry shelves at St. Matthews House for canned meats and fish, canned spaghetti and meatballs or ravioli, canned fruit, canned tomatoes and canned pinto and black beans, peanut b utter, jams and jellies. Hot and cold cereals, dried beans, pasta sauce, shelf-stable and powdered milk, rice and spaghetti are also welcome. The residential shelter needs towels, pillows, bed sheets and baby wipes. Donations can be dropped off at 2001 Airport-Pulling Road. For more information, call 774-0500 or visit stmatthewshouse.org. Planned Parenthood of Collier County welcomes volunteers to perform a number of office-related duties. Donations of feminine products are always needed and can be dropped off at 1425 Creech Road. Potential volunteers should contact Courtney Curatolo at 262-8923. The Neighborhood Health Clinic welcomes donations of the following medical supplies: alcohol pads, hydrogen peroxide, bandages, Ace wraps, cotton balls, antibiotic ointment, cold packs and rubber gloves. The office also needs printer paper, clipboards, highlighters, paper clips, tape, coffee, cleaning supplies, bathroom supplies, building maintenance services and assistance with monthly utility fees.Donations can be dropped off at 121 Goodlette-Frank Road. For more information, call 261-6600 or visit neighborhoodhealthclinic.org. Project HELP, Collier Countys only certified rape and crisis center, seeks volunteers to help staff the 24/7 crisis hotline, serve as volunteer advocates, help with office administrative tasks and plan special events such as the 19th annual Chocolate Extravaganza coming up Thursday, Nov. 5, and the fifth annual Vagina Monologues presentation set for Sunday, March 6, 2016. Training is provided and required for the hotline and advocate assignments. Project HELP assists approximately 2,000 new sexual assault, human trafficking and grief counseling clients annually and receives about 2,500 calls to the hotline. To learn more, call 649-1404 or visit projecthelpnaples.org. Action Automatic Door & Gate has partnered with Cell Phone for Soldiers and is asking locals to donate gently used cell phones and tablets that can be recycled for soldiers overseas. Devices can be dropped off at 275 Airport-Pulling Road. 643-3667 or actiondoor.com. Collier Spay Neuter Clinic is in need of fleece blankets, comforters, waterproof queen mattress pads, high-efficiency laundry detergent and fabric softener, bleach, paper towels, pink and blue index cards, gift cards, garbage bags, quart-size zip bags, baby booties and batteries (AAA and AA). Donations can be dropped off at 2544 Northbrooke Plaza Drive. Call 514-7647 or visit collierspayneuter.org for more information. Email information about volunteer opportunities and donations for area nonprofits to Cindy Pierce at cpierce@ floridaweekly.com.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA34 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 QAQ: A: Captain Steve Jacobs Director of Training Freedom Boat Club 300+ Boats 14 Area Locationsfreedomboatclub.com to try it. How can I get on the water? At Freedom Boat Club, we are all about safety for our members. Everyone is required to complete basic training before they can book a boat from our fleet. Unlimited training is free service with your membership. When you join our club, we schedule a convenient time for you to meet with one of our 24 licensed Coast Guard instructors for 1:1 training. You first participate in a classroom-style training module where we review general boating rules and club protocols including boat check-out procedures. The on-water session involves basic boat handling strategies under the direction and guidance of our instructor. Throughout the process, you may ask as many questions as needed, and our instructors will spend as much time as necessary to ensure your confidence at the helm. We also provide an advanced offshore training class. Whether you join the club, or choose to rent or purchase a boat, we highly encourage your investment in boater education. We also offer occasional New Boater Day Experiences for the public; and we also partner with the local Power Squadron to teach its on-water classes. A safe boater is a happy boater! 877.804.0402 Naples Writers Forum invites writers of all levels to a workshop and get-acquainted meeting from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, July 18, at St. John the Evangelist Church, 625 111th Ave. N. Bring 10 copies of a page of your writing, or just come. Attendance is free. Sign up by calling 949-3621 or emailing email@example.com. Alliance Francaise de Naples hosts it next French-speaking table and lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 25, at Caf Normandie. Anyone who speaks French at any level and wants to converse with others in the language is welcome. Attendees pay for their lunch; there is no fee for the session that is monitored by French teacher and Alliance Francaise de Naples president Denyse Jenkins. Summer lunches continue on Thursdays, July 9 and 23 and Aug. 13 and 27. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 261-0977. For more information, visit afnaples.org. The Collier County Stamp Club meets from 7-9 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the Naples Airport Office Building, 200 Aviation Drive. The next meetings are June 25 and July 23. Stamp trading follows the evenings program. All stamp enthusiasts are welcome. For more information, call 348-9845. The Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 10670-Naples meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month at Naples Municipal Airport. The next meeting is July 1. Members also serve a pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month in the pilots lounge at Naples Municipal Airport. Admission for $5 includes pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage and orange juice. All proceeds benefit the EAA Young Eagles program that acquaints youth ages 8-17 with aviation as a career. The next breakfast is July 12. EAA The Naples EAA chapter is one of approximately 1,700 chapters worldwide. Members are pilots, student pilots, plane builders and aviation enthusiasts. For more information, call 649-6627 or visit eaa1067.com. The Naples Orchid Society invites members and guests to bring their troubled orchids in for expert attention and to hear A Common Sense Approach to Growing Orchids presented by Dan Christensen of Dan and Margie Orchids in Fort Lauderdale at the societys regular meeting Thursday evening, July 2, at Moorings Presbyterian Church. Attendees will also enjoy a slide presentation about ghost orchids in Cuba by Ernesto Mujica, whose upcoming research at Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge has been sponsored by the orchid society. Mr. Mujica will work alongside Illinois College students Shannon Skarha and Justin Mably, whose internships at the refuge are also sponsored by the society. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the orchid competition; the business meeting and program start at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Admission is free. For more information, visit naplesorchidsociety.org. The Gulf Breeze Button Club, whose members collect and study antique clothing buttons, meets at 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of every month at the Golden Gate Community Center, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway. The next meeting is July 7. Guests are always welcome. Buttons from several members collections are currently on display at South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway. For more information, call 682-6117. The Naples Civitan Club meets at noon on the second Wednesday of the month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road and on the fourth Wednesday of the month at varying locations. The next meetings are July 8 and 22. For more information, call 774-2623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.The Marco Island Civitan Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meetings are July 14 and 21. For locations, call Anthony DeLucia at 285-6785 or email email@example.com. The international service club focuses on assisting people with developmental disabilities and finding the cause, cure and better treatments of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimers disease and Down syndrome. Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. Guests and new members are always welcome. The next meeting is July 9. Reservations are not required. Attendees order from the menu and pay for their meals. Pilot International focuses its charitable and educational efforts on brain-related disorders and disabilities, including traumatic brain injuries, dementia and autism. For more information, call Sue Lester 289-8268. Members of the Naples chapter of Sigma Chi alumni meet for a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, July 10, at the Pelican Bay Club. Results of the national convention will be discussed. The group will not meet in August. Members are reminded that 2015-16 dues are payable now. For more information, call Bill Robinson at 293-5239 or visit naplessigs.com. Kappa Alpha Theta alumnae are invited to join the chapter of Naples, Marco Island and Bonita Springs for monthly luncheons, speakers, socials and other events. The next luncheon is at noon Monday, July 13, at La Bazenne, 474 Fifth Ave. S. Reservations are required by July 9 and can be made by calling Betsy Penzo at 4043075 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the chapter, call chapter president Linda Shafer at (402) 770-3737, email email@example.com or visit NaplesMarcoIslandBonitaSprings. KappaAlphaTheta.org. Naples Nites Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road at Interstate-75. The next meetings are July 14 and 28. All current and former Lions are welcome. For more information, call Dan Sams at 352-2827. The Gulf Coast Orchid Alliance meets Thursday, July 16, at Vanderbilt Presbyterian Church. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. Members are invited to bring orchids from their collections for judging. An orchid raffle will also be held. Admission to the meeting is free for all, and guests are always welcome.The alliance welcomes donations of out-of-bloom or unwanted orchids, which members use for educational purposes. Free pick up is available and can be arranged by calling 498-9741. For more information about the alliance, visit gulfcoastorchidalliance.com. The Naples chapter of PFLAG, Parents Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, a support, education and advocacy group for families with gay or transgender members, meets at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month at Naples United Church of Christ, 5200 Crayton Road. The next meeting is July 16. For more information, call 963-4670 or visit pflagnaples.org. Naples Ship Modelers is an informal group dedicated to the hobby of building wooden ship models. Members meet at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays (no meeting July 4) of every month at the Landmark Naples community in North Naples. The next meetings are July 18 and Aug. 1. For more information, call Dick Ritchie at 594-0868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The Naples base of the U.S. Submarine Veterans (USSVI) meets at 7 p.m. on the third Monday of every month at the VFW Post 7721, 800 Neffs Way in Naples. The next meeting is July 20. Membership is open to active duty and retired submariners who have earned the Qualified in Submarines designation. The local USSVI base commander is Jack Hogan of Naples. For more information, visit ussvi.org/base/ naples.asp. The Solo Women Travel Group meets at 2 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at St. John the Evangelist Church in North Naples. All are welcome to share their travel experiences and travel wish list. The next meeting is July 25. For more information, call Barb Garrett at (305) 664-9202. The Democratic Womens Club of Collier County welcomes members and guests to its meetings from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of the month in the Walden Oaks Professional Center, 6710 Lone Oak Blvd. The next meeting is July 25. For more information, email dwcpresident@ gmail.com. CLUB NOTESELLEN RADCLIFFE / COURTESY PHOTOResearch on the elusive ghost orchid in Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge is the subject of a presentation at the Naples Orchid Societys July 2 meeting. The public is invited. MUJICA
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 A35 F. Rick Palmon, M.D. CALL TODAY TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE LASIK CONSULTATION!The patient and any other person responsible for payment has the right to refuse to pay, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination, or treatment that is performed as a result of, and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, or reduced fee service, examination and treatment. All Laser Lasik Bausch & Lomb Technolas/Victus State-of-the-Art Technology $1,000 OFF LASIK $500 per eye; offer good through June 30, 2015. Cannot be combined with any other offer.Nina Nordgren, M.D. SWFLEYE.COM Seeking to put Gods love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. JUNE SALE: Entire store 50% OFFAll month long! CLUB NOTES Pearls of Naples is a club for women offering monthly luncheons with speakers, excursions to local venues, theaters, art galleries and restaurants. Women who want to form lasting friendships and have fun with other women are welcome to learn more by visiting pearlsofnaples.org (click on how to join) or by emailing the membership chairman at email@example.com. Naples Newcomers Club welcomes women who have moved to the area within the past five years. In addition to a monthly luncheon, members get together to explore Naples and to enjoy a variety of interests, from books to bridge and mah-jongg to gourmet cooking and conversations over coffee. A coffee for prospective new members takes place on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call 2984083 or visit naplesnewcomers.com. Coastal Chess clubs in Naples and Marco Island welcome players of all levels for casual games and occasional tournaments. Marco meetings are from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday at the Lutheran Church, 525 N. Collier. Naples meetings are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday in the clubhouse at Moorings Park, off Goodlette-Frank Road just south of Pine Ridge Road. For more information, call Wade Keller at 389-2525, email wk@ kellerpublishing.com or visit chess7.net. The Bridge Club of Naples has its home at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church at the northeast corner of Airport-Pulling and Orange Blossom Roads. Duplicate games begin at 1 p.m. MondayThursday throughout the year; novice games are played weekly NovemberApril. All games are ACBL sanctioned. For more information, call head teacher and club director Guy Germer at 9104205 or email g firstname.lastname@example.org. Toastmasters International teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Guests are always welcome. Local Toastmasters chapters, meeting times and locations include: Bonita Toastmasters: 7 p.m. every second and fourth Wednesday at the Bonita Springs Fire Station, 27701 Bonita Grande Drive. For more information, call Laura Arbree at 272-7587.Naples Sunrise Bay Toastmasters: 7:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday in Moss Hall at Moorings Presbyterian Church, 791 Harbour Drive. Call Barbara Miller at 5947018 or email email@example.com.Naples Toastmasters: 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday at Naples General Aviation Center, 200 Aviation Drive N. Call Dorian Ray at 260-4709 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Toast of the Coast Toastmasters: Noon on the second and fourth Friday at the American Cancer Society, 5020 Tamiami Trail N. Call Marianne Oehser at 434-9900. Naples Advanced Toastmasters: 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Monday at the Moorings Professional Building, 2335 Tamiami Trail N. Email Christine Cargnoni at email@example.com. This club has prerequisites for membership. Email club news to Cindy Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org.BERNADETTE LA PAGLIA / FLORIDA WEEKLYPi Beta Phi alumnae in Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island are invited to a social mixer from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, July 16, in the clubhouse at Admiralty Point West on the beach at 2300 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. For reservations or more information, contact Connie Kindsvater by calling 249-4969 or emailing email@example.com. Shown here at the June mixer at The Wine Loft in Mercato are, back row: Mary Lou Pennington, Donna Issenmann, Kathy Foster and Suzanne Waylonis; front row: Karen Biernesser and Pat Robson. Students invited to apply to join Make-A-Wish youth committeeMake-A-Wish Southern Florida invites students in grades 7-12 to apply to serve on its Youth Leadership Committee for the 2015-16 school year. The committee meets once a month to plan fundraisers and events to help spread awareness of the Make-A-Wish mission. Guest speakers advise the committee on such topics as public speaking, how to network, budgeting, fundraising, resume building, interviewing and more. During its first year, the YLC Kids for Wish Kids program raised more than $50,000, enough money to grant 10 wishes to local children fighting lifethreatening medical conditions. YLC members develop leadership skills, earn volunteer hours and receive a certificate of completion, plus have fun in granting wishes. Each committee member is expected to host one individual fundraising event during the year. For an application or more information, email Taylor Marini, development coordinator for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Make-A-Wish Southern Florida grants a wish every 16 hours and has granted more than 10,000 wishes since its inception in 1983. The chapters vision is to make every eligible childs wish come true. For more information about MakeA-Wish, call 992-9474 or visit sfla.wish. org.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA36 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 Robert Tomsick, MD, FAADFellowship Trained Mohs Surgeon & Board Certied DermatologistNOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTSBringing over 35 years of Mohs surgery and dermatology experience to Naples & Marco IslandSame Week Appointments Available 1-800-591-DERM | www.RiverchaseDermatology.comExisting drug used in transplants causes older rats to lose weight THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDAAging can cause many changes to the body, including obesity and a loss of lean mass. Now, a group of University of Florida Health researchers has discovered that an existing drug reduces body fat and appetite in older rats, a finding that has intriguing implications for aging humans.Rapamycin, a pharmaceutical used to coat coronary stents and prevent transplant rejection, reduces obesity and preserves lean body mass when given intermittently to older rats. The two rapamycin-related studies were published recently in the Journals of Gerontology as a joint effort of two research teams.With an elderly population that is expected to reach 73 million in the United States by 2030, developing anti-obesity treatments is critical, says researcher Christy Carter, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of aging and geriatric research in the UF College of Medicine. While the current findings are limited to rats, rapamycin has potential as a treatment for age-related obesity because it is already used to treat other conditions in people. We need to be able to intervene with treatments for older adults, Ms. Carter says. Theyre going to have health-care issues, and not everyone can get up and exercise. So if you can give them a jump-start or combine rapamycin with other therapies, you could have better health outcomes. Obesity among older adults has increased dramatically in the United States during the last 20 years. More than one-third of people over age 65 are obese, according to a study published in 2012 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Ms. Carter and Drake Morgan, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the UF College of Medicine, are the co-lead authors of a paper that shows rapamycin reduced food consumption and body weight. Using 25-month-old rats, which are about equivalent to 65-yearold people, researchers found that body weight dropped by approximately 13 percent after the rats were treated with rapamycin.The drug targets how the body makes leptin, a hormone produced by fat cells that affects hunger and metabolism. The researchers hypothesize that the reduction in eating is due to normalizing the typical age-related spike in leptin. Rapamycins ability to stabilize the rats leptin level made them lighter, researchers found. Overall, there was a dramatic body metamorphosis: Rapamycin selectively targeted the fat, allowing the animals to retain lean mass. It worked so well that the older rats ultimately developed a lean-to-fat ratio similar to that of their younger counterparts, researchers found. In this case, we feel like we restored the body composition to that of a young animal, Ms. Carter says.In the second paper, researchers found that small, intermittent amounts of rapamycin produced the desired slimming effect in both young and old rats. That team included lead authors Philip Scarpace, Ph.D., a professor in the department of pharmacology at UF, and Nihal Tmer, a professor in the department of pharmacology and a pharmacologist in the geriatric center at the Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Gainesville. While rapamycin works best in older, obese rats, researchers were encouraged that it also had an effect on certain younger animals.One point that is common is that it seems to work better in animals, old or young, that have more fat, Mr. Scarpace says. Getting the correct dose was crucial: Too little of the drug did not reduce obesity, but too much of it causes elevated glucose and fat levels in the blood.Ms. Carter hit the sweet spot in the rats, picking just the right intermittent dose of rapamycin to deliver all of the benefits and none of the unwanted side effects, Mr. Scarpace says. The second paper determined that the drug works by inhibiting a signaling mechanism known as mTORC1, a protein complex that is an energy and nutrient sensor. This triggers a response in the brain that curbs eating, effectively reducing age-related fat until the older animals resemble much younger ones. While rapamycin has yet to be tested in people, the rats were chosen carefully to resemble the aging and obesity pattern of humans. Were looking at similarities in longevity, changing body composition and declining physical function and were looking at the same trajectory of age-related obesity, Ms. Carter says. Researchers remain unsure whether rapamycin is working in the brain or another part of the body. Next, Ms. Carter says, she would like to study whether factors released by muscles play a role in fat metabolism. The studies were supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Medical Research Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs. HEALTHY LIVINGCARTER MORGAN Bike rodeo added to health and safety fairThe Collier County Sheriffs Office hosts the third annual Health & Safety Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 27, at Corkscrew Middle School in Golden Gate Estates. CCSO has partnered with several local businesses and organizations to provide resources for families struggling due to economic hardship. Activities include a blood drive, bike maintenance, texting while driving simulator, dental services, fire safety information, literacy materials and tennis lessons for families. CCSO will also feature its rock climbing wall, bounce house, D.A.R.E. car and free child identification fingerprinting. The SWAT and K9 units will conduct demonstrations. New this year is a bike safety rodeo. Children ages 5-12 will learn how to properly use their bicycle equipment and test their skills on a road test. Families are invited to join in for a bike ride following the rodeo. Participants must wear helmets and bring their own bicycles. Free food and snow cones will be served. For more information, contact the CCSO Golden Gate Estates substation at 252-9250. NCH recognized for promoting employee fitnessThe NCH Healthcare System has been recognized as a platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. Platinum-level employers: Offer employees physical activity options in the workplace. Increase healthy eating options at the worksite. Promote a wellness culture in the workplace. Implement at least nine criteria outlined by the AHA in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture. Demonstrate measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness. For more information about the Fit-Friendly Worksite program, visit startwalkingnow.org.
$350Starting atJuly 6 10 July 13 17FULL-DAYJuly 20 24 Aug 10 14HALF-DAYGOLFCAMPTiburn Golf Club Naples, FLSUMMER 877-611-1911Register Today!TOURAcademyCamps.com 9:00am 4:00pm 9:00am 12:00pmNAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 NEWS A37 Gastroenterologists at the ready to treat emergencies and maladiesGastroenterologists serve 24/7/365, treating patients who arrive at the emergency room with a piece of food stuck in their esophagus or with all manner of problems associated with the stomach or intestine. These specialists also provide consultation for patients with liver abnormalities, other digestive problems and a host of conditions related to organs below the diaphragm. They also regularly provide improved surveillance for colon and rectal cancer and other maladies.The newest gastroenterologist at NCH is Dr. Mazen Albeldawi. He completed a three-year fellowship after a three-year internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Our longest practicing gastroenterologist, who still covers the ER, is Dr. Ray Phillips. He had a three-year internal medicine residency and then was appointed chief resident at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital before earning a two-year of gastroenterology fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. All of our gastroenterologists who cover the ER are board certified. As a sub-specialty of internal medicine, gastroenterology allows doctors to do what amounts to surgery through the scopes they use to see inside us. One new system, Spyglass, allows a gastroenterologist to look inside the bile duct, which transports bile from the liver to the small intestine. Previously, a surgeon would need to do major surgery to visualize this hard-to-reach area. Now we can see through the mouth, down the esophagus, through the stomach and into a small opening so that the bile ducts, gallbladder, liver and pancreas can be visualized to remove or biopsy stones or other obstructions. Another new procedure treats Barretts esophagus, which is pre-cancerous growth inside the esophagus. Instead of just watching and waiting for a precancerous area to become malignant, our gastroenterologists can identify the region to be treated and, using radiofrequency ablation technology, safely obliterate the localized area. The ability to diagnose and treat precancerous conditions of the colon and rectum has contributed markedly to the health of our nation. Our comprehensive health plan at NCH encourages normal individuals to have a colonoscopy every 10 years starting at age 50, a recommendation that has been endorsed by the U.S. Prevention Services Task Force. The rates for new cases of advanced colon cancer and mortality have both declined since colonoscopy has become more readily accepted. NCH gastroenterologists are fine examples of conscientious, competent physicians who are steadily advancing medical care and technology. They incorporate new and revolutionary procedures that result in easier and better treatment for patients, and help all of us live longer, happier and healthier lives. Dr. Allen Weiss is president and CEO of the NCH Healthcare System. Lee Memorial Health System opens breast milk depots Lee Memorial Health System has opened breast milk banks at Cape Coral Hospital and HealthPark Medical Center in south Fort Myers. Babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit depend on this lifesaving nourishment to thrive when their mothers milk is not available. Knowing the positive impact that breast milk can have on babies for a lifetime, the health system is asking lactating mothers in the community to consider donating their milk. Every drop of breast milk can make a difference in the long-term survival and outc ome of a sick baby, says Nancy Travis, director of Womens and Childrens Services for LMHS. Donors to a nonprofit milk bank, such as ours, find comfort and pride in knowing that they are providing life-saving milk to babies in need, she adds. Under the physician prescription, donated milk is sent to babies in hospitals. It is used by preemies and older babies who cannot tolerate formula, have a weakened immune system or have special dietary needs. Donor milk greatly reduces the incidence of digestive tract infections and many other infections as well. An ounce of breast milk can feed a tiny preemie for an entire day. Once a nursing mother has established her milk supply and is meeting her own babys needs, she is likely to qualify as a donor if she is: In generally good health. Does not smoke. Is not taking medications on a regular basis. To get started, mothers who are interested in donating can call (407) 3032599 to complete a telephone screening. Once eligibility is determined, a blood draw is required (the cost is covered by the milk bank) and the mother, her doctor and her babys pediatrician must sign medical release forms. Breast milk can then be dropped off at either of the LMHS Human Milk Banking Association of North America milk banks: Cape Coral Hospital 636 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral Drop-off times: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Friday andby appointment. HealthPark Medical Center 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Ste. 450, Fort Myers Drop-off times: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment. allenWEISSallen.email@example.com Nows the time to live in the momentDo you find yourself distracted, frazzled and too stressed to enjoy life? Are you squandering the present moment worrying about past events you cannot undo or future events beyond your control? If so, youve got a lot of company. And perhaps you can find some relief in the spiritual teachings of Eckhart Tolle, author of the bestselling The Power of Now. A six-week spiritual intensive facilitated by Naples resident Linda Allen and based on Mr. Tolles ancient wisdom takes place from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, July 16-Aug. 20, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Greater Naples, 6340 Napa Woods Way. Cost is $30 for the series. Registration is required. Send a check made payable to Donna Carty (include your name, phone number and email address) to 1725 S upreme Court, Naples, FL 34110. For more information, call Ms. Carty at 784-7734 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA38 NEWS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 Alexander Pogrebniak M.D.Pediatric Ophthalmologist www.oaktreedentistrynaples.com 90 Cypress Way East #20 Naples FL (Across From Sams Club) 239-596-5771 Insurance Processing Early Morning Appointments BY KIM CAMPBELL THORNTONUniversal Uclick Lulu the Labradoodle has an unusual but important job. She works at BallardDurand Funeral Home in White Plains, New York, bringing comfort to mourners. Wearing a vest that identifies her as a therapy dog, shes available for petting or as a comforting presence to people who have lost a loved one. The funeral home already had an aviary. After seeing the sense of calm the presence of a dog brought to frustrated airport travelers, owner Matthew Fiorillo decided a dog might bring peace at a funeral home as well. He credits Lulu with an uncanny knack for spotting people who need her, AP reports. Can you check out a cat at your office? You can if you work at Dona Ana County Government Center in Las Cruces, N.M. In cahoots with the Animal Service Center of Mesilla Valley, the county office set up a cat habitat. Adoptable cats lounge in the Kitty Kondo, as its called, and employees can borrow them for an hour or so to hang out at their desks. The socialization benefits the cats, and so far more than 100 have been adopted. No word on whether fines are levied if cats are returned late. In case youve been wondering, here are some ways you and your office mates can celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day on June 26: raise awareness about health benefits of pets; hold a fundraiser and donate proceeds to a local shelter or rescue group; have a dog and owner lookalike contest; host a canine adopt-a-thon and bring in some shelter dogs to meet people; post adoptable pets on your companys website or social media sites; bring in one or more pet professionals to speak at your workplace; have a hot dog lunch for employees, with bone-shaped biscuits for their canine co-workers. PET TALESDog comforts mourners at funeral home Take Your Dog to Work Day, created by Pet Sitters International in 1999, is a way for businesses to support pets in the community. Pets of the Week>> Louise is a 2-month-old domestic shorthair. She is beautiful, affectionate and well mannered. >> Miranda is a 4-year-old black mouth cur/American pit bull terrier mix who weighs about 50 pounds. Sweet, fun, friendly and affectionate, she is good on her leash, obedient and laid back. >> Simba is a 2-year-old orange tabby. Handsome and friendly, he likes to be held and petted. >> Tinee is a 4-year-old Chihuahua who is 10 pounds of love. Friendly and sweet, he knows the basics and loves to go for walks on his leash and to curl up in a lap. This weeks pets are from Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Adoption fees for cats are $60 and dogs are $85 and include sterilization surgery, vaccinations, pet license, ID microchip and a bag of food. Through June, adopt one cat at the regular price and get a second for $10. Visit DAS at 7610 Davis Blvd. from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. MondaySaturday. For more information, call 252-7387 or visit colliergov.net/pets.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 NEWS A39 Mention this ad GET 10% O Fifty Shades of GRANITEOver 27,000 Kitchens installed on Florida's West Coast239.768.3950FT. MYERS SHOWROOM OTHER SHOWROOMS: LARGO TAMPA OCALALICENSE NUMBER: #C 12370 Metro Parkway 1/4 mile N. of Daniels Pkwy. FREE In-Home EstimatesCuttingedgegranite.com THE D IV A D I ARI ESWhat was it about the s, anyway?Theres nothing this diva adores more than all things vintage or retro: fabulous s suits, fancy s party dresses, sparkling s sweaters, even sassy 0s bellbottom pants. But when it comes to the s, I just cant. I was a teenager in the s, and even then I wished fervently to be transported to another era. If it werent for lack of air-conditioning back in the Roaring Twenties, I would love to have been a festive flapper. Give me long pearls, a bob haircut and jazz over neon rubber bracelets, enormous sprayed hair and Motley Crue anytime. But last Friday night, during Music Walk in downtown Fort Myers, my friends and I wandered into the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center to find an epic s dance party in full swing. The place was packed with people of all ages who were bobbing around to Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson covers by the Naples-based 80s Icon Band. Of course, there were plenty of folks in their 40s and 50s doing the moonwalk down memory lane, but most of them were dressed in their usual clothes; what struck me so was how many tweens and teens were there in full-blown 80s flashback fashion. Think blue eye shadow, neon tops, purple stockings and bright plastic jewelry to the max. They were squealing and giddy and most of them looked to have been born after the year 2000. So what was the allure of the dismally tacky s? All I remembered about them was negative: AIDs, crack, the movie Rambo. And yet, these kids were embracing the decade. I cant imagine how much Aquanet went into some of the hairdos I saw. I decided to take an informal poll of my Facebook friends and ask them what was so great about the s and found out that, apparently, Im completely out of the loop when it comes to the revival of this particular time in history. A sampling of s love: Mindy: Flashdance and legwarmers. Elliot: MTV actually played music videos. Peter: Purple Rain the movie and, of course, MADONNA (his caps). Sherri: Swatch watches. Warren: Pac Man Jeff: The Macintosh computer, Rubiks Cube and Seinfeld. Sadie: Dancing to Cyndi Laupers Girls Just Want to Have Fun on a record player while wearing a lime green crinoline skirt. Shamie: All the John Hughes movies The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, etc. Julie: Independent bookstores and flavored Bonne Bell Lip Smackers. Liz: The Berlin Wall came down, Robin Williams, roller-skating. Teri: Jelly shoes, The Princess Bride and Jane Fondas aerobic workout tape. Lacey: Weird Al and The Simpsons. There were more lots more, trust me. And they were right; I had forgotten about some of the best things surrounding my youth. How could I not remember Bonne Bell Lip Smackers? And Ill tell you right now in 1987, I lost all the weight (and then some) I had put on when I was pregnant with my son by doing Jane Fondas aerobic workout tape religiously AND I wore legwarmers while doing it. And again: MADONNA. I guess the s were pretty rad after all. Ciao for now, my lovelies! Stay tuned for another divalicious diary entry next week stephanieDAVIS email@example.com STEPHANIE DAVIS / FLORIDA WEEKLY The Naples-based 80s Icon Band at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center during Music Walk.
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB2 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 MONEY & INVESTINGMaking sense of GreeceFor most of us, high school was a brief, awkward stage of our lives highlighted by devastating crushes on the opposite sex, fits of rebellion against parents, the stress of getting into college and embarrassing acne breakouts. And those were the good times. But for a few, their teen years were the apex of their lives. Buy them a beer, and they will happily tell you how they caught the winning touchdown pass at the state championship, hooked up with the cheerleading captain or orchestrated the most legendary senior prank ever. Unfortunately, living in the past glory days is not just something that affects individuals, it can affect entire countries too. Let me introduce you to Greece. Between 1000 B.C. and the birth of Christ, Greece was the cool kid on the world stage. Alexander the Great obliterated every army in his path, Greek scientists dominated their respective fields, the Olympic Games were created and the first democratic form of government was put into practice in Athens. However, today Greece is dominating financial news cycles and threatening to derail the entire Eurozone. So why is a country with the population of North Carolina and the GDP of Minneapolis so unnerving the entire global financial system? To answer this question, lets first examine how Greece arrived at the financial mess it now finds itself in. For decades, the government was spending significant moneys on its population while its economy grew at an anemic rate. Today, 50 percent of Greeks under 25 are unemployed. Yet when the country applied to the Eurozone in 2000, its deficit and other financial metrics appeared fine so it was approved for entry. Years later, an audit found that Greece employed several temporary accounting practice changes in 1999 and 2000, without which the countrys deficit metrics would have been higher than the threshold required for Eurozone entry. But this scandal paled in comparison to the revelation in 2010 that several global investment banks constructed complex derivatives to effectively hide $1 billion of debt. The Greek government was forced to revise its deficit from 6 percent of GDP to 12.7 percent of GDP. Immediately after this disclosure, Greek bond holders became fearful that they would not be repaid and they sold their investments as quickly as they could. Interest rates on these bonds skyrocketed, which caused a further strain on the Greek coffers. To avert a financial collapse, the Eurozone and International Monetary Fund had to step in and lend Greece the money to make their debt payments. In return, Greece was forced to agree to strict government spending controls and higher tax rates in order to bring down its ballooning deficits. These measures were extremely unpopular within Greece and many Greek cities actually saw rioting to protest these austerity programs. Today, many of the loans that the IMF and Eurozone extended to Greece are coming due. And, surprise, Greece does not have the funds to make these principal payments. So Greece now has two alternatives. First, the country can agree to another set of IMF and Eurozone loans, which will again kick the can down the road. These loans will mandate even harsher cuts to government spending and higher tax rates. Shockingly, this is very unpopular with the Greek population. Or Greece can tell the IMF and Eurozone Peace Out while extending them a certain middle appendage and exit the Eurozone. The country could then bring back its old currency, the Drama, and print as much of it as it would like to pay back its debt. Of course, this would lead to massive inflation and an extremely weak currency within Greece, but many analysts believe this would be better in the long run for the country. So while a Greek meltdown may have an effect on your ability to procure your favorite brand of olive oil, why should this small countrys financial problems keep central bankers awake at night and have the global market on edge? After all, Greece only makes up around 1.5 percent of the Eurozones GDP. First, investors are worried about a slippery slope phenomenon. If Greece defaults on its loans and is forced to exit the Eurozone, is Spain next? And what about Japan, which has a debt to GDP ratio of more than 2.3? Even the solvency of the United States, which has ever-expanding deficits, would be in question. These issues scare financial markets and cause significant price volatility. And finally, a Greek exit out of the Eurozone could cause significant economic problems for the rest of Europe. Ironically, Greek problems have been a great boost for Germany and other exporting countries in Europe because the crisis has depressed the Euro. A weak Euro makes German exports cheaper to sell globally. If the economically weaker countries exited the Eurozone, the Euro would dramatically strengthen and exports would suffer. This could potentially drag Europe into another recession. So the world will be waiting to see what happens next in this drama. Which any Greek will tell you was first developed by Homer in 700 B.C. around the same time that Aesop was writing his tales and Euclid was developing geometry and Hippocrates was starting modern medicine. Eric Bretan, the co-owner of Ricks Estate & Jewelry Buyers in Punta Gorda, was a senior derivatives marketer and investment banker for more than 15 years at several global banks. 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He lives in a house with a half-dozen collaborators, some writing computer code, all living, eating and breathing the new start-up until some big funding starts rolling in. Were very close. Were family, said Mr. Harmon, who is 38. If you look at all the big boys, they all started the same way. His company called DreamWare, under which Car Lister was created, recently announced it acquired $6.5 million in funds from angel investors. The company is in a pre-revenue phase, a spokesperson said, but does charge a flat rate for dealerships that sign up on Car Lister. There are currently no fees to sell a car on the site. With its headquarters in Naples, it has a web presence now in 30 states. People sign up and use the site, carlister.co, from any type of device. Although it is designed as a streamlined way to buy and sell cars, the social networking aspect of the site is an immediate draw. Car lovers like Jay Leno would probably have a blast here talking to others of the same ilk, and checking out some of the high-end cars that are trending on the homepage. Theres a 2007 Ferrari 599 someone in Denver is selling for $199,000. Fortunately, Car Lister aims to make listing and selling a car as painless as possible. For instance, it integrates FaceTime into the site as a link along with like, share, watch, text and video to ensure transactions are as transparent as possible. Buyers can also save any number of settings describing certain types of cars they want, and Car Lister notifies them if someone somewhere has it. Sellers are prompted to enter some important information about their car like the VIN number. Then Car Lister generates a uniform report thats easy to read. At the same time, sellers can go back and make their own changes to the description as well. Its fitting that some years before cars were sold online, Mr. Harmon grew up in Michigan outside Detroit, close to the center of the countrys auto industry. He served in the Marine Corps and left as a sergeant. For a while after that he was a competitive weight lifter until an injury ended those ambitions. After reenrolling in school, he was on track for a Ph.D. in organic chemistry at Eastern Michigan University. There, he figured out an innovative way to sell things online, working out an algorithm to do it. Convinced that it could be the seed of a successful company, he dropped out to work on the project. He also met his co-founder and vice president of DreamWare, Nick Anagnostou, who is now 23, at the school. They began the company in Michigan, but after a heavy snowstorm reconsidered their location. Mr. Harmon was familiar with Naples because his parents used to have a place there. Three years ago, he and his team found a four-bedroom house with a pool on a golf course, moved down and started programming in more clement weather. In Naples he also found a community that included retired executives who still wanted to get in on the action and were interested in offering their expertise and guidance, and sometimes their money as investors. For instance, former Morgan Stanley president Bob Scott recently joined the companys board of directors. Relax & OrderSid Kurrimbukus, an executive chef at a resort in Naples, is also a vendor for the Relax & Order app. He is one of about 60 local professionals such as musicians, bartenders, massage therapists, yoga instructors, a bazaar of luxury services who have signed on so far. Relax & Order allows people to find all of them in the same place. Literally by lifting a finger, users are guided to whatever they might want by tapping on colorful bubbles with animated symbols. For me the idea was, how do we provide the same level of upscale resort experience as our guests enjoy at our resorts, said James Ayres, a second-generation luxury hotelier who co-founded the business with his father, John Ayers, and their tech-wizard partner, Dennis Harrison. How do we provide that to people at home? An in-home meal prepared by a chef such as Mr. Kurrimbukus or a car detailing are two of the most popular services so far. We even have a lawyer that will show up, said president Mr. Ayres, who is 41. Hell do wills and probates. Soon well be featuring a travel concierge. People use the app by downloading it free from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. They also have a website, relaxandorder.com, with more information about the business. It went live in May and its services cover the Naples area, Marco Island and the Isle of Capri, as well as Tampa. Once theyve perfected service in those areas, plans are to expand, including outside the state, Mr. Ayres said. Relax & Order is an Internet company, of course, and could operate the site from anywhere. But it will require two managers in each geographic area to be available to help vendors or their customers. Every new vendor is also interviewed in person, Mr. Ayres said, to meet hospitality industry standards. As with other vendors, when someone in the area seeks a chef, Mr. Kurrimbukus gets a ping on his phone alerting him and responds regarding his availability. If there are other chefs available, theyll respond, too. Then they appear as animated icons on a high-res map on your phone for you to choose. By tapping on each, their bios, customer reviews, and other information are available. Many also teach in-home classes based on their specialty. Mr. Kurrimbukus recently went to the home of a couple celebrating a wedding anniversary, prepared dinner in their kitchen rack of lamb, au gratin potatoes, salads and bananas foster and served it himself. Usually I take orders like 48 hours or 72 hours (ahead), that way I can plan my day and how Im going to do it, he said. Ultimately, the vendors are in charge of their own pricing, but Relax & Order provides some guidance on how much to charge. They take a percentage of the fee for their services. The website advertises a meal in your home costing $30 to $90 per person, and a car detailing from $90 to $120 per vehicle. Using GPS, the app notifies you on the day of the appointment as soon as the vendor shows up, and you can approve the final price and a tip using a credit card, Apple Pay or Google Wallet. We think we really can help people, Mr. Ayres said. I mean who wants to spend their Saturday at some car wash, number 17 in line, drinking some terrible tasting coffee when they could be at home with a Bloody Mary in their hand. COURTESY PHOTOCar Lister allows buyers and sellers of automobiles to connect virtually. Relax & Order (above) and Car Lister (top) are two apps developed in Southwest Florida.
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Companies and organizations may also nominate themselves. An independent panel of ethics experts from across the country will review the applications and decide the winner. Applications and nomination forms for the award are available at uncommonfriends.org. Click on the Business Ethics tab and scroll down to click on the application download. Nominated businesses must: Be located in Lee, Charlotte, Collier, Hendry or Glades counties. Show a commitment to business ethics and model ethical behavior throughout the company and with employees. Have a proven record of ethical behavior in dealing with customers, vendors, shareholders, lenders, regulators and the community.: Past recipients of the Business Ethics Award are: Sunshine Ace Hardware, HomeBanc Mortgage Corp., WilsonMiller, Inc., Bonita Bay Group, Shell Point Retirement Community, Markham Norton Mosteller Wright & Co., Conditioned Air, Hope Healthcare Services and Ted Todd Insurance Agency. Since it was established in 1993, the Uncommon Friends Foundation has remained committed to preserving ethical integrity among Southwest Florida business leaders. The foundation established and continues to fund the Chair of Business Ethics at FGCU and also provides scholarships to local youth demonstrating integrity and character in the classroom. For more information, call 337-9503 or visit uncommonfriends.org. Save the date for Telling the StoryNonprofit organizations in Collier County are encouraged to mark their calendars for Telling the Story, the sixth annual Thinking Outside the Box seminar presented by Sue Huff of E. Sue Huff & Associates and real estate professional Kelly Capolino. This years free session is set for 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 14, in the community room at the Naples Daily News. Five speakers will discuss various aspects of telling a story in ways that make powerful impact. Save the date for now and watch for information and registration details coming soon. Plans announced for the next Big EventThe Naples Area Professional League of Executive Services, a business-to-business networking organization, invites the public to its annual Big Event on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at Shulas in the Hilton Naples. Cocktails will be followed by a three-course dinner. The evenings guest speaker will be Norman Love, chef, president and founder of Norman Love Confections with chocolate salons in Naples, Fort Myers and Estero. Prior to opening Norman Love Confections in Fort Myers in 2001, Mr. Love learned the craft of pastry making in France, then served as executive pastry chef for many luxury resorts including The Beverly Hills Hotel and The RitzCarlton. During his career with The Ritz-Carlton, he was appointed to the position of corporate executive pastry chef where he oversaw global pastry and baking operations. In 13 years, he opened 30 hotel and resort pastry kitchens in international and domestic locales such as Boston, Dubai and Bali. He has been named a top 10 pastry chef in America, a top 10 chocolatier in North America and one of the best chocolatiers in the world, among many honors. This years Big Event is sponsored by Florida Weekly, Gulfshore Life, Shulas Steak House and the Hilton Naples, Naples Flowers and Naples Print Source. The N.A.P.L.E.S. organization is based in Southwest Florida, but many members are internationally recognized business leaders and experts within their fields. Members meet on the first and third Thursday each month for breakfast networking sessions that include guest speakers and time for alerting each other to business opportunities. For tickets to the Big Event or more information about the organization, visit naplesgroup.net.
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB6 BUSINESS WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 I trace my history back to 1938, when my founder opened The Green Frog luncheonette in Georgia. Today, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Im an $8 billion giant, encompassing the following brands: Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, Eddie Vs and Yard House. (I sold Red Lobster last year.) Through subsidiaries, I own and operate more than 1,500 restaurants, employ more than 150,000 people and serve more than 320 million meals annually. My sales top $6 billion each year, and my stock has averaged gains of 13 percent annually over the past 20 years. Who am I? Think you know the answer? Well announce it in next weeks edition. THE MOTLEY FOOLTo Educate, Amuse & Enrich Ask the Fool Fools School My Dumbest Investment The Motley Fool Take Name That Company Last weeks trivia answer Write to Us! Send questions for Ask the Fool, Dumbest (or Smartest) Investments (up to 100 words), and your Trivia entries to Fool@fool.com or via regular mail c/o this newspaper, attn: The Motley Fool. Sorry, we cant provide individual financial advice. Timing the Market Is FutileThe stock market (as measured by the S&P 500) plunged a frightening 37 percent in 2008. Since then, it has posted a string of annual gains, from 2009 to 2014. Some are now speculating that it might be time to get out, as another crash could be imminent. Thats called timing the market, and its risky. After all, the market could indeed crash soon. But then again, it might not crash for a few more years, and by getting out now, you could lose out on significant gains. Crashes happen, but so do recoveries. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, the S&P 500 advanced 26 percent, 15 percent and then 2 percent. You might have thought that surely 2012 would present a loss, but no. In 2012, 2013 and 2014, the S&P 500 climbed 16 percent, 32 percent and 14 percent. You just cant know. And neither can the financial prognosticators on TV in their fancy suits. Sure, every now and then one of them is right, but no one has been consistently correct when essentially guessing what the market will do in the short term. (And many of them are bullish or gloomy day after day and year after year, making it not that surprising when theyre occasionally right.)Instead of trying to time the market, start paying attention to the companies available for purchase within the market. The beauty of the stock market is that its a collection of individual stocks, each representing a different company. Companies are not created equally, nor are they financed, led or operated the same way. But when the market as a whole crashes or slumps, it presents opportunities.Therein lies your edge: If you dont succumb to emotions such as fear, you can hold on through market swoons, and even buy more of great companies while theyre on sale. To do so, you need to know what companies you want to own and why theyre worth owning. Prepare for such times by reading widely, becoming a savvier investor, and having a watch list of companies youd like to own at the right price. On My OwnFor more than a decade, I used the services of several financial management companies, switching from one to another after they each delivered growth of only about 2 to 3 percent per year. After the market dropped in the early 2000s, I began investing on my own, but only a little. When my returns beat my planners by double digits, I finally assumed the switching costs, sold all of my mutual funds and began investing solely in stocks. Ive made 15 to 16 percent per year since 2006. Ive learned that having someone else invest your money is foolish (not Foolish!). I paid a lot of money for that lesson. S.P., onlineThe Fool Responds: Your story is a great reminder that many people with the time and interest to learn a lot about investing would be best served taking responsibility for their own investments and making their own decisions. (Note, though, that its hard to average 15 percent annually; the stock markets longterm average is closer to 10 percent.) Many financial advisers are good, but many also have conflicts of interest, as they can collect commissions by selling you on particular investments that might not be your best options. Folks without the time or interest to invest actively on their own should consider a simple, inexpensive index fund that invests them in the total market, such as an S&P 500 index fund. GM Forges AheadGeneral Motors (NYSE: GM) has come a long way from its recent bankruptcy, and it looks like it has more improvement ahead. A sweeping overhaul of GMs expensive, slow and inefficient product-development process a few years back has resulted in GM saving $1 billion per year, with its product quality now rivaling that of Toyota Motor.CEO Mary Barra has laid out some bold goals, such as hiking GMs adjusted pre-tax profit margin, which was recently 5.8 percent, to between 9 and 10 percent by early next decade. The company is boosting profitability in part by shutting down or downsizing less lucrative operations, such as in Russia, Indonesia, Thailand and Australia. Meanwhile, its investing more in regions such as China, where it and its Chinese partners plan to spend $14 billion between 2014 and 2018, opening five new factories and introducing 60 new or refreshed models. The company is spending $12 billion developing its Cadillac brand, and hopes to almost double its sales between 2014 and 2020. GM is investing heavily in R&D, too, advancing its technology, in part via weight reductions and fuel-economy improvements. Other growth catalysts include a completely revamped Chevy Malibu family sedan, a booming SUV division and a rebuilt financing arm, General Motors Finance Co. GMs stock recently yielded 4 percent. (The Motley Fool has recommended General Motors and Ford and owns shares of Ford.) I trace my roots back to the 1800s, but my current structure was formed in 1987 through the merger of Peat Marwick International and Klynveld Main Goerdeler (and their member firms). Today Im a global network of legally distinct and separate firms (encompassing more than 162,000 employees) offering tax, audit and advisory services in 155 countries. Together, they generated $25 billion in fiscal 2014 revenue. My U.S. division is the fastest-growing Big Four accounting firm in the U.S., and Ive repeatedly been named a top employer. I sponsor golf pros Stacy Lewis and Phil Mickelson. Who am I? (Answer: KPMG) Adjusted for SplitsQWhat does split-adjusted mean? A.F., Columbus, MississippiAIt refers to a stock price that has been modified to account for past stock splits. The Coca-Cola Co. is a classic example. It went public in 1919 at $40 per share and has split its stock 11 times since then. But get this: Its stock has recently been trading for around $40 per share. So have the shares really not budged in almost 100 years? Not at all. Remember that with each stock split, you end up with more shares, worth proportionately less. (A 2-for-1 split, for example, will leave you with twice as many shares, each worth about half as much.) Thanks to splits, one 1919 $40 share of Coca-Cola has now become 9,216 shares. If the stock had never split, each share would be worth around $369,000, and few people could afford to buy even one! Youll often see the term splitadjusted when reviewing historical stock prices. For example, on June 1, 1965, Cokes stock price was $0.11, adjusted for splits and dividends. The price actually closed near $77 that day, but to compare it with todays price, you need to adjust the price for splits that occurred between then and now. That way, you can tell at a glance that Cokes shares havent fallen from $77 to $40 since 1965, but instead have risen from the equivalent of roughly $0.11 to $40 a 363-fold increase. ***QWhat are convertibles, financially speaking? S.K., Shelby, WisconsinATheyre bonds, promissory notes or preferred stock that can be converted (according to specified terms) into regular common stock. Theyre complex and best suited for advanced investors. Some have described them as investments with built-in stock options. Want more information about stocks? 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Sonny Grech has received the inaugural Community Service Spotlight Award presented by the Naples Area Board of Realtors. The award was established by the NABOR Professional Recognition Committee as a way to recognize a member who reflects the tenets of a true role model by being professionals in business, humble in character, courageous in life and noble toward others in need. Since 2007, Mr. Grech has been raising funds through the Rotary Club of Naples to support Gift of Life, a nonprofit organization that provides life-saving cardiac care including openheart surgeries to children in developing nations. In his first year, he helped raise funds to cover the costs of transportation to the U.S. and surgery for 11 children. He also personally funds the tuition for a boy in Uganda to attend private school. The boy, now 11, was 6 years old when he received his heart surgery through Gift of Life. To fund the next Gift of Life medical mission this December, Mr. Grech and his fellow Rotarians are hosting Keys for the Heart, a musical concert on Oct. 17 at St. John the Evangelist Church featuring pianist Francesco Attesti and soprano Nathalie Avila accompanied by the Naples Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Visit rotarynaples.org for ticket information. Synergy Chiropractic & Health Center and Larson Education have signed leases with Continental Realty Corp. for nearly 8,000 square feet of retail space within Marquesa Plaza at 3370 Pine Ridge Road. Rob Carroll and Tara Stokes of IPC Naples represented the landlord in these transactions. The signings bring Marquesa Plazas total occupancy to 94 percent, from a low of approximately 45 percent soon after CRC acquired it in 2010. Among the plazas other tenants are almost three-dozen retailers offering a variety of products and services, including Starbucks Cof-House Hunting:840 Admiralty ParadeThis brand new estate home in Port Royal has wonderful views facing south toward Keewaydin Island. There are 6 baths, a triple-car garage, a wine cellar and an elevator. The first-floor master suite has a luxurious bath with onyx throughout and an aroma therapy steam shower. The inside kitchen has a custom-made brick ceiling, double copper sinks, double dishwashers, marble countertops, a Wolf oven and commercial grade refrigerator/ freezer; the outdoor kitchen has a wood-fired pizza oven and a Viking grill. There is a koi pond and vanishing-edge pool with bronze handrails and a whirlpool spa. Jackie May of Berkshire Hathaway has the listing for $22,900,000. The property is open daily from 1-7 p.m. For more information, call 450-0776, email email@example.com or visit jackiemayportroyalnaples.com. REAL ESTATENAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYA GUIDE TO THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY B8 REAL ESTATE NEWSMAKERS SEE NEWSMAKERS, B21 COURTESY PHOTOMarquesa Plaza on Pine Ridge RoadCOURTESY PHOTOCommunity Service Spotlight Award recipient Sonny Grech, right, with Odamis Martinez Houston and Dana Mount of the NABOR Professional Recognition Committee. WEEK OF JUNE 25JULY 1, 2015
Coastal Chic. Prices from $1.3 Million. Sales Center Open Daily Another Naples community by the developers of Moraya Bay & The Dunes KaleaBay.com 239-793-0110 13910 Old Coast Road, Naples, FL 34110 Located off Vanderbilt Drive just north of Wiggins Pass RoadThe lakefront clubhouse at Kalea Bay will be a social center of epic pr oportions. With three pools, an indoor/outdoor restaurant, poolside bar, expansive sundeck, tennis pavilion and nearby guest suites, a fun-in-the-sun day is guaranteed. All wrapped within our brand new hi-rise, resort-style community consisting of 3 and 4 bedroom waterfront residences. Social Cool. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS, MAKE REFERENCE TO THIS BROCHURE AND TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY CHAPTER 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE.Exclusive Sales & Marketing by Wilson& Associates
AN EXCLUSIVE BOATING COMMUNITYThe Grand Opening of Hidden Harbor and four fully furnished model residences is this weekend. Get your rst look at this exclusive boating community by Stock Development Southwest Floridas most respected luxury builder and developer. Hidden Harbors luxury boating lifestyle offers just 76 contemporary coastal estate homes, with private docks and direct access to the Gulf, plus fabulous waterfront amenities. Join us for food, fun and music throughout the grand opening weekend, so dont miss it!GRAND OPENING CELEBRATIONMEET THE INTERIOR DESIGNERS | LIVE MUSIC | REFRESHMENTSSaturday and Sunday, Noon 4 pm BROKER PARTICIPATION WELCOMED. ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECTLY STATING THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS REFERENCE SHOULD BE MADE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTES, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. NOT AN OFFERING WHERE PROHIBITED BY STATE LAW. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.17270 Hidden Estates Circle, Fort Myers, Florida 33908 (239) 249-6255Hidden Harbor Realty, LLC, Exclusive Sales Agent, Licensed Real Estate Broker FLStockDevelopment Residences from the $500s to over $1 MillionDriving Directions I-75 exit 128. West on Alico Road. South on US-41/Tamiami Trail. Right onto Pharmacy Lane. Follow the signs to Hidden Harbor.visit StockDevelopment.com
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WE MAKE IT EASY. YOU MAKE IT HOME. RoyalShellSales.com239.261.9101For Rentals Call239.213.3311Florida: Bonita Springs/Estero, Fort Myers/Cape Coral, Naples/Marco Island, Ocala, Sanibel and Captiva Islands North Carolina: Cashiers/Lake Glenville, Highlands, Sapphire/Lake Toxaway ATTENTION BOATERS Furnished 5 Bedroom Custom Built Home Pool/Spa and Boat Dock on Water's Edge $2,595,000 MLS 214054239 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 VANDERBILT WATERFRONT HOME NAPLES Beautiful Single Family Home Walking Distance to Beach & Venetian Village $1,540,000 MLS 215017759 Dodona Roboci 239.776.8123 PARK SHORE FORT MYERS Organic Farm Tree and Plant Nursery on 5.15 Acres Heated Pool, Additional Historic Cottage & Barn $1,195,000 MLS 215007309 Roger Stening,The Fischer Group 239.770.4707 OPEN SUN 6/28 12-5PM OWN A PIECE OF PARADISE FORT MYERS Stunning 5+ Bedroom, 4.5 Bathroom Estate Pool Home Gourmet Kitchen, Billiard Room, Travertine Tile & Volume Ceilings 795,000 MLS 215029032 Zach Fischer, The Fischer Group 239.777.7500 BRIARCLIFF ESTERO Turnkey Furnished Beautiful Courtyard Home $499,900 MLS 215032361 Bette Pitzer 239.560.2627 GRANDEZZA CROSSINGS Unsurpassed Lake Views 3 BR, 3 BA 1,873 Sq. Ft. Living Area $330,000 MLS 215009893 Sue Ellen Mathers 239.877.2726 BONITA BAY BONITA SPRINGS Fantastic 3+ Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Newer Pool Home Views of Lake and Golf Course $525,000 MLS 215031278 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 VASARI PLANTATION Newly Renovated Open Floor Plan $359,000 MLS 215018000 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 PLANTATIONS QUAIL WEST One Story Masterpiece 5400 Sq. Ft. Under Air 4 BR, 6.5 BA, 2 Offices, & Gym $2,450,000 MLS 214059734 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 SPECTACULAR LAKE GOLF VIEWS PARKSIDE OFF 5TH 3BR + Office Nook and 3BA Beautifully Turnkey Furnished $1,395,000 MLS 215000446 Kurt Petersen 239.777.0408 OLDE NAPLES LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! 4BR Home in Very Desirable Community West of 41 and Close to Your Own Private Beach & Shopping $1,100,000 MLS 215018171 Mark Semeraro 239.370.2455 MOORINGS NAPLES 5 Bedroom/3 Bathroom, 3 Car Garage Huge Screened Lanai with Pool 750,000 MLS 215013690 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 NEW PRICE GOLDEN GATE ESTATES LAKE CLUB VILLAS Entertain & Swim in Spectacular Courtyard Pool Home 3 Bedrooms +Den, 3 Baths $499,900 MLS 215023478 Pamela McCall 239.273.7428 SPANISH WELLS FURNISHED LAKE VIEW CONDO 2 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Bathrooms Furnished with Garage $290,000 MLS 214063660 Doug Haughey 239.961.1561 BRIDGEWATER BAY NAPLES 5 BR, 4.5 BA, 4,655 Sq. Ft. Under AC Minutes to Beach, Shopping & Downtown Naples $2,450,000 MLS 214051295 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 MOORINGS CREEKSIDE Custom Designed Frey & Son 3 BR +Den, 4 BA Home Pristine Golf & Preserve Views $1,359,000 MLS 215002598 Dru & Greg Martinovich 239.564.5717 BONITA BAY ESPERIA SOUTH Fully Upgraded, Turnkey Furnished 3 BR, 3 BA Gorgeous Sunsets from Extended SW Lanai $1,015,000 MLS 215020117 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 BONITA BAY ATTENTION HORSE LOVERS 3 Fenced Pastures, 6 Stall Barn, Riding Arena Completely Remodeled Ranch Home, 5BR/4BA $749,900 MLS 214054247 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 GOLDEN GATE ESTATES NORTH NAPLES 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths Among Best Views at VCC $479,900 MLS 215018074 Barbara Irons 239.821.2510 VANDERBILT COUNTRY CLUB SPRING RUN 2nd Floor, 2 Bed +Den, 2 Bath Residence Turnkey Furnished with Lake & Preserve Views $285,000 MLS 215021902 Corye Reiter, The Lummis Team 239.273.3722 THE BROOKS
NAPLES Lakefront Executive Home and Cabana 5 Bedroom Plus Den, Loft, and 5.5 Bathroom Pool Home 2,225,000 MLS NMLS Liz Appling 239.272.7201 OPEN SUN 6/28 1-4PM TREVISO BAY CREEKSIDE 3BR + Den, 4 Full Baths on Quiet Cul-de-sac Solar Heated Pool/Spa,Outdoor Kitchen $1,350,000 MLS 214059142 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY FORT MYERS Riverfront Preserve Lot Amazing Outdoor Living Space $996,700 MLS 215016086 Kevin Welch 239.223.7006 VERANDAH NAPLES Estate Home with Pool 3 Bedrooms Plus a Den 659,900 MLS 215025252 Debbie Dekevich 239.877.4194 OPEN SUN 6/28 1-4PM WILSHIRE LAKES BONITA SPRINGS 3BR + Den, 2.5BA, Great Room Plan Toll Brothers Built Never Occupied $469,000 MLS 215033159 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 CORDOVA AT SPANISH WELLS BONITA SPRINGS Attached Villa 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 2-Car Garage Panoramic Lake & Golf Course Views $284,000 MLS 215009062 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS SPRING RIDGE 4 BR, 4.5 BA Pool/Courtyard Home, Golf Course View Superior Finishes & Intricate Detailing Throughout $2,159,000 MLS 214021549 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA BAY SANCTUARY Very Motivated Seller Lake View w/Pool & Spa & Outdoor Kitchen $1,299,000 MLS 214056841 Linda Ramsey 239.405.3054 BONITA BAY NAPLES Private 2.5 Acres Estate Home 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 3 + Car Garage $899,000 MLS 215000295 Gary Ryan 239.273.6796 LIVINGSTON WOODS FIRANO AT NAPLES Tosara Model Perfect 4 Bedrooms 2.5 Baths, Pool & Lanai $549,900 MLS 215002843 Roger Stening, The Fischer Group 239.770.4707 NAPLES POOL HOME FORT MYERS Canal Front Home, 3 Bed, 3 Bath Tranquil Water Views $469,000 MLS 215032167 Bari Fischer, The Fischer Group 239.872.7333 NEW LISTING TOWN & RIVER LOVELY SINGLE FAMILY HOME 2 Bedroom + Den, 2-Car Garage Large, Corner Lot $234,900 MLS 215006967 Michael May 239.989.6357 COUNTRYSIDE NAPLES 4 Bedroom/4 Bath Overlooking 15th Fairway Gourmet Kitchen with Custom Cabinetry $1,835,000 MLS 214029817 The Taranto Team 239.572.3078 QUAIL WEST BONITA SPRINGS Stunning Custom Home Situated on a Premier Lot $1,295,000 MLS 214056696 Steve Suddeth & Ben Maltese 239.784.0693 PELICAN LANDING RICHVIEW Completely Remodeled 3 BR, 2.5 BA Pool Home Gulf Access Via Private Dock on Imperial River $849,900 MLS 215008239 Connie Lummis, The Lummis Team 239.289.3543 BONITA SPRINGS NORTH NAPLES "A" Rated School District, Amenity Rich Neighborhood Lake View on a Large Lot, Tons of Upgrades $548,000 MLS 215031021 Dodona Roboci 239.776.8123 SATURNIA LAKES ESTERO Well Appointed 3 BR +Den, 2.5 BA Loft Overlooking Greatroom $395,000 MLS 215000082 Mike Fagan, The Fagan Team 239.340.5455 ROOKERY POINTE ROSEWOOD POINTE GARDEN A Turnkey 2nd Floor End Unit, Vaulted Ceilings 2 BR +Den, 2 BA, Golf Community $192,900 MLS 215000695 Al Diago 239.333.2375 BONITA FAIRWAYS NAPLES 4 Bedroom + Den, 4 Full & 3 Half Baths Gated 155 Acres w/Just 28 Estate Homes $1,795,000 MLS 213003435 Roger Stening, The Fischer Group 239.770.4707 NAPLES CLUB ESTATES REGENCY TOWERS 3BR, 3BA Co-Op Situated on the Beach Westerly View of The Gulf for Beautiful Sunsets $1,199,000 MLS 214048750 Steve Suddeth & Ben Maltese 239.784.0693 MOORINGS BONITA SPRINGS Build Your Dream Home-Located 1 Block From Beach 0.40 acres, 106' Wide, Deep Water $799,000 MLS 215006615 Liz Appling 239.272.7201 BONITA BEACH BONITA SPRINGS Turnkey Furnished 3BR+Den, 3BA Pool/Spa Home Beautiful Golf Course & Sunset Views $545,000 MLS 215021611 The Boeglin Team 239.287.6414 SPANISH WELLS BONITA SPRINGS Built in 2013, Stunning Lake View, Plantation Shutters 3 BR, 2 BA, Home Sits on Slightly Larger Lot $369,000 MLS 215028335 Gabe Mellein 239.825.2234 NEW PRICE HAWTHORNE SOUTHPOINTE MARINA For Sale or Lease It Until Oct. 1st -$600/Mo. Windstar Slip #55 10 Minutes to Gulf, No Bridges $150,000 MLS 215021323 Steve Suddeth & Jennifer Nicolai 239.784.0693 FIFTY FOOT BOAT SLIP
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB14 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 ENGLEWOOD941.473.7750BOCA GRANDE941.964.2000PUNTA GORDA 941.639.0000BURNT STORE941.505.5555 RENTALS | PROPERTY MANAGEMENT | MORTGAGE | TITLE | COMMERCIAL BANK OWNED | NEW DEVELOPMENTS | RELOCATION | 888.552.5228michaelsaunders.com A World of Opportunity Thats Not A World Away LITTLE BOKEELIA ISLAND USEPPA ISLAND PALM ISLAND Majestic private island on over 100 acres located on Floridas Gulf Coast. This island is unrivaled in its amenities, investment potential and location. LittleBokeelia.com Offered at $29,500,000. Jennifer Calenda, 941.916.0798 or 941.505.5555 Imagine a private island set in the midst of beaches, bays and sky. Accessible only by water or sea plane and home to over a hundred families. Useppa Island residences pricing starts at $515,000 and up. Brian McColgan, 239.410.7850 or 941.505.5555 This unique barrier island offers seven miles of pristine white sandy beaches and gorgeous turquoise Gulf waters. Live the resort lifestyle all year long. Palm Island residences start at $329,900 and up. Kevin Mackin, 941.769.0198 or 941.473.7750LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKERDiscover Naples newest senior living communityDiscovery Village At Naples celebrates its grand opening from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27. The public is invited to tour the new senior living communitys 120,000-square-foot clubhouse with a bistro and ice-cream parlor, movie theater, bar and lounge, private dining room, media center and wellness center with indoor pool. Residents of Discovery Village at Naples have three options for senior living that match care and services to capabilities and needs: supervised independent living, assisted living and memory care. As residents move through the various stages of aging, the Discovery Village team evaluates their needs and helps them progress to the best seniorliving options available. In addition to the on-site amenities, complimentary transportation will be scheduled to area restaurants and shops, and residents can use the complimentary concierge services to reserve transportation for medical appointments or other needs. Family and guests are always welcome, and the private dining room can be reserved for celebrations with family and friends. Small pets are also welcome.Discovery Village At Naples is at 8417 Sierra Meadows Blvd. near the corner of Rattlesnake Hammock Road and Collier Boulevard. The on-site leasing center is now open. For more information, call 325-6461 or visit discoveryvillages.com. Mangrove Bay offers $100,000 designer allowance to next five buyers SPECIAL TO FLORIDA WEEKLYThe Phase I site improvements at Mangrove Bay are nearing completion, setting the stage for the next phase for Old Naples newest waterfront community: the completion of the expanded Phase II covered boat slips and the unveiling of three model residences, scheduled to open in approximately 60 days time. A newly released summer incentive program will award the next five purchasers at Mangrove Bay a $100,000 designer allowance to apply toward buyer upgrades and change orders. This is an ideal time for buyers seeking the Old Naples lifestyle at an attractive price point, says John Rubinton of Mangrove Bay Development, LLC. With new construction singlefamily waterfront homes priced from $759 per square foot (including boat slip), a diverse collection of lots to select from and the summer incentive, this opportunity will not last long. Mangrove Bay offers 18 single-family home floor plans and a variety of waterfront and non-waterfront lot locations. Every Mangrove Bay residence comes with private pool, outdoor grill area and a lift-compatible boat slip with shore power. The luxury community of 53 single-family homes features Old Naples cottage-style residences designed by MHK Architecture & Planning, built by Lotus Construction, LLC, and exclusively marketed by Paradise Realty of Naples, LLC. The Mangrove Bay sales center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday or by appointment. The sales center is at 201 Goodlette-Frank Road along the Gordon River. Mangrove Bays resident captain is available by appointment to provide waterfront tours of the property. For more information, call 261-2200 or visit mangrovebaynaples.com. COURTESY PHOTOSThese images show the latest aerial views of Mangrove Bay, the newest waterfront community in Old Naples. Naples | $385,000BRIDGEWATER BAY COCONUT BAY Bonita Springs | $539,900 BONITA BAY BAY HARBOR TOGETHER WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROVIDING OUR PERSONALIZED CONCIERGE SERVICE TO OUR BUYERS AND SELLERS. EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS GORDIE LAZICH & MARK MARAN Naples | $529,000 THE STRAND TROPHY CLUB Each o ce is independently owned and operated. GORDIE LAZICH239.777.2033 firstname.lastname@example.org MARK MARAN239.777.3301 email@example.com PENDING
Be near what makes you happy. NaplesSquare.com 239.228.5800Sales Center at 100 Goodlette-Frank Road South Naples ORAL REPRESENTATIONS CANNOT BE RELIED UPON AS CORRECT STATING REPRESENTATIONS OF THE DEVELOPER. FOR CORRECT REPRESENTATIONS BY THE DEVELOPER, MAKE REFERENCE TO THE DOCUMENTS REQUIRED BY SECTION 718.503, FLORIDA STATUTE, TO BE FURNISHED BY A DEVELOPER TO A BUYER OR LESSEE. Equal Housing Opportunity. Fifth Ave. is right next door. Boat slips and bistros are across the street. 3rd Street is just around the corner. And a day at the beach is a short walk away. Even furry, four-footed family members will love it here. You and the best of Downtown. Finally together. Share your #NaplesSele9 Open-Concept Floor Plans | Maintenance-Free Living | Resort-Style Amenities | From the $600s to over $1mPICTURE YOU IN PHASE IIAvailable Now
Over 16,500 associates | More than 760 oces worldwide | 60 countries and territories globally | 25 Premier Sothebys International Realty locations AQUALANE SHORES OLD NAPLES 1969 7th Street South Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215032413 $3,195,000 138 6th Avenue South Rick Marquardt 239.289.4158 Web ID 215033297 $4,895,000 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 215036179 $2,899,000 ROYAL HARBOR 1275 Cobia Court Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 215035505 $1,750,000 AQUALANE SHORES 481 21st Avenue South Bill Frantz 330.329.0077 Web ID 215013041 $7,999,000 OLD NAPLES 960 on Seventh #204 Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 215031386 $375,000 PARK SHORE 4351 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Amy Becker/Leah Ritchey 239.272.3229 Web ID TRIE060315IHE $6,550,000 PARK SHORE PARK SHORE Horizon House PH 1A Pat Duggan/Rhonda Dowdy 239.213.7445 Web ID 215034239 $2,000,000 665 Fountainhead Way Ira Guzzardo 917.574.3297 Web ID 215032675 $3,695,000 PARK SHORE Terraces #607 Marion Bethea/Anne Killilea 239.261.6200 Web ID 215034284 $1,100,000 PARK SHORE Monaco Beach Club #1107 Christine Jones 239.404.9900 Web ID 215033750 $999,000 PORT ROYAL PORT ROYAL 3845 Fort Charles Drive Peter Reppucci 239.595.6500 Web ID 214060903 $16,450,000 3600 Nelsons Walk Frank Sajtar 239.776.8382 Web ID 214064349 $18,900,000 PORT ROYAL 746 & 770 Spyglass Lane Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID GOME090514IHE $14,800,000 PORT ROYAL 1207 Spyglass Lane Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.0894 Web ID 215021658 $6,495,000 PORT ROYAL 3530 Fort Charles Drive Karen Van Arsdale 239.860.089 4 Web ID 214048431 $4,795,000 premiersothebysrealty.comSothebys International Realty and the Sothebys International Realty logo are registered service marks used with permission. Each oce is independently owned and operated. Equal Housing Opportunity. Property information herein is derived from various sources including, but not limited to, county records and multiple listing services, and may include approximations. All information is deemed accurate. MARCO ISLAND 760 North Collier Boulevard, Suite 101 | Marco Island, FL 34145 239.642.2222BROAD AVENUE 390 Broad Avenue South | Naples, FL 34102 239.434.2424FIFTH AVENUE 500 Fifth Avenue South, Suite 501 | Naples, FL 34102 239.434.8770ESTUARY SALES CENTER 1220 Gordon River Trail | Naples, FL 34105 239.261.3148THE VILLAGE 4300 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Suite 100 | Naples, FL 34103 239.261.6161THE GALLERY CENTRAL NAPLES 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 102 | Naples, FL 34103 239.659.0099MERCATO SALES CENTER 9123 Strada Place, Suite 7125 | Naples, FL 34108 239.594.9400VANDERBILT 325 Vanderbilt Beach Road | Naples, FL 34108 239.594.9494BONITA SPRINGS 27400 Riverview Center Boulevard, Suite 4 | Bonita Springs, FL 34134 239.948.4000SANIBEL 2341 Palm Ridge Road | Sanibel, FL 33957 239.472.2735CAPTIVA 11508 Andy Rosse Lane | Captiva, FL 33924 239.395.5847DEVELOPER SERVICES 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 350 | Naples, FL 34103 239.213.2999 PORT ROYAL 901 Galleon Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID HELL033115IHE $6,650,000 THE MOORINGS THE MOORINGS 617 Binnacle Drive Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID BINN072914IHE $3,195,000 611 Springline Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 Web ID 215032882 $3,395,000 COQUINA SANDS 1320 Crayton Road Michael G. Lawler 239.261.3939 Web ID 215030503 $2,475,000 THE MOORINGS 545 Riviera Drive Janet Rathbun 239.860.0012 Web ID 214058854 $1,995,000 THE MOORINGS 1977 Alamanda Drive Phil Collins 239.404.6800 $1,099,000 THE MOORINGS Naples Continental #711 Patrick/Phyllis ODonnell 239.250.3360 Web ID 215033655 $899,000 PELICAN BAY PELICAN BAY St. Raphael #V9 Jean Tarkenton 239.595.0544 Web ID 215006774 $1,000,000 713 Nathan Hale Drive Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 Web ID 215002932 $3,750,000 PELICAN BAY Dorchester #604 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 215033289 $890,000 PELICAN BAY Dorchester #404 Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 Web ID 215035573 $635,000 PARK SHORE 516 Turtle Hatch Lane Heather Hobrock 239.370.3944 Web ID 215027813 $1,995,000
BAY COLONY SHORES BAY COLONY 367 Colony Drive Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID SPIL060215IHE $5,490,000 7613 Bay Colony Drive Shirlene Elkins/Anthony Gatto 239.777.9574 Web ID 215031015 $29,900,000 BAY COLONY Remington #402 Gilman/Hamilton/Briscoe 239.213.7463 Web ID 215021698 $5,295,000 PELICAN MARSH PELICAN MARSH 1450 Via Portono Dave Urness 239.273.0971 Web ID 215015592 $1,375,000 9024 Terranova Drive Suzanne Amon 239.216.3906 Web ID 214047429 $1,697,000 PELICAN MARSH Arielle #2505 Ellen Eggland 239.571.7192 Web ID 215024662 $359,000 CLUB ESTATES ISLES OF CAPRI 4429 Club Estates Drive Lizette Candela/Jane Bond 239.293.2378 Web ID 214053890 $2,595,000 8 Pelican Street West Darlene Roddy 239.404.0685 Web ID 215032735 $3,500,000 BANYAN WOODS 4940 Rustic Oaks Circle Blake Owen 239.273.3117 Web ID 215033272 $969,000 HAMMOCK BAY Lesina #1203 Michael/Maureen Joyce 239.285.6275 Web ID 214070599 $628,000 FIRANO AT NAPLES BANYAN WOODS 7743 Martino Circle John DAmelio 239.961.5996 Web ID 215035065 $543,500 Reserve I #202 Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 $525,000 VINEYARDS THE WATERFRONT 58 Fountain Circle Werner Schroeder 239.776.8956 Web ID 215034252 $399,000 Waterfront In Naples #2206-C Celine Julie Godof 239.404.9917 $450,000 GREY OAKS 1395 Great Egret Trail Jamie Dockweiler 239.216.3753 Web ID 215014781 $6,380,000 GREY OAKS 1504 Marsh Wren Lane Phil Collins 239.404.6800 $2,195,000 GREY OAKS 1576 Marsh Wren Lane Daniel Guenther 239.357.8121 Web ID 215031555 $1,950,000 MERCATO COLLIERS RESERVE 9184 Mercato Lane Mary Kavanagh 616.957.4428 Web ID 215028413 $1,550,000 12278 Colliers Reserve Drive Linda Perry/Judy Perry 239.404.7052 Web ID 215033130 $1,695,000 TIBURN 14439 Marsala Way Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 215033419 $1,425,000 MONTEREY 8004 Vera Cruz Way Dave/Ann Renner 239.784.5552 Web ID 215034821 $1,100,000 MONTEREY 2108 Mission Drive Dave Urness 239.273.0971 $949,000 WILSHIRE LAKES QUAIL CREEK 9794 Rocky Bank Drive Bernie/Joe Garabed 239.571.2466 Web ID 215030639 $549,000 12887 Valewood Drive Melinda Gunther 239.297.2155 Web ID 215034617 $888,000 INDIGO LAKES 14688 Indigo Lakes Circle Amy Kodak 239.877.6319 Web ID 215036054 $499,000 VANDERBILT BEACH 418 Bayside Avenue Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215011601 $3,200,000 FIDDLERS CREEK MARCO ISLAND 8540 Bellagio Drive Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 214067754 $899,000 South Seas Club #1201 Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Web ID 215033644 $429,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 8984 Cherry Oaks Trail Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215017272 $579,000 FIDDLERS CREEK 9052 Cherry Oaks Trail Lura Jones 239.370.5340 Web ID 215000198 $499,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Serena #202 Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215033035 $449,000 FIDDLERS CREEK Varenna #203 ML Meade 239.293.4851 Web ID 215012113 $399,000 PELICAN MARSH 1917 Timarron Way Debbie Broulik 239.297.5152 Web ID 215031431 $674,500 premiersothebysrealty.com 4 THE DUNES Grande Phoenician #705 Dave Urness 239.273.0971 Web ID 214052669 $1,225,000 GREY OAKS 2242 Silver Palm Place Fahada Saad 239.659.5145 Web ID 215021968 $1,175,000 VANDERBILT BEACH VANDERBILT BEACH Gulf Breeze #606 Denise Sands 215.327.9930 Web ID 215000742 $563,900 Vanderbilt Yacht Racquet #201 Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 Web ID 214050512 $699,000 MARCO ISLAND MARCO ISLAND 130 Hollyhock Court Michelle Thomas 239.860.7176 Web ID 215032412 $3,175,000 870 Eubanks Court Larry Caruso 239.394.9191 Web ID 215032676 $7,500,000 MARCO ISLAND 187 Dan River Court Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 215033661 $699,700 MARCO ISLAND 1542 San Marco Road Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 215035006 $649,500 MARCO ISLAND 923 Bareld Drive North Brock/Julie Wilson 239.821.9545 Web ID 215034859 $525,000 MARCO ISLAND 264 Castaways Street Vince Colace 239.260.3333 Web ID 215033803 $511,700 WWW.RENTNAPLES.COM | Explore our collection of properties available for weekly, seasonal and long-term accommodations. 239.262.4242
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYB22 REAL ESTATE WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 41 41 41Bonita Springs Bonita SpringsNaplesImmokalee RoadLivingston RoadBonita Beach Road3 Oaks PkwyCoconut RdOld U.S. 41Old U.S. 41Pine Ridge Road Golden Gate Pkwy. Davis BlvdCollier Blvd Collier Blvd Airport Pullimg RdGulf Shore Blvd.Park Shore Dr. Rattlesnake Hammock Road Goodlette Frank RoadVanderbilt Beach Road Radio Road Marco Island Open Houses are Sunday 1-4, unless otherwise marked>$300,0001 FIDDLERS CREEK DEER CROSSING 3930 Deer Crossing Court #102 $312,000 Premier Sothebys International Realty Helga Wetzold 239.821.6905 Open 12-4pm2 CAY LAGOON 2155 Cay Lagoon Drive #423 $319,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 3 FIDDLERS CREEK VARENNA 9221 Museo Circle #101 $372,000 PSIR Helga Wetzold 239.821.69054 PALM RIVER OAK PARK 174 Old Tamiami Trail $374,900 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 5 FIDDLERS CREEK VARENNA 9206 Museo Circle #104 $379,000 PSIR John Jacob 239.682.1936 6 BERKSHIRE LAKES 6632 Merryport Lane $396,000 PSIR Jon Peter Vollmer 239.250.9414 7 MONTEREY 7653 San Sebastian Way $399,000 PSIR Dave Renner 23 9.784.5552>$400,0008 HAWKSRIDGE 2447 Game Hawk Court $415,000 John R Wood Properties Emily K. Bua & Tade Bua-Bell 239.595.00979 INDIGO LAKES 14688 Indigo Lakes Circle $499,000 PSIR Sherrie Pfeffer 239.734.0539 >$500,00010 FIRANO AT NAPLES 7743 Martino Circle $543,000 PSIR John DAmelio 239.961.599611 OLD NAPLES 296 4th Avenue South $575,000 PSIR Sharon Kaltenborn 239.248.1964>$600,00012 LEMURIA 7124 Lemuria Circle #604 $635,000 PSIR Debbie Broulik 239.297.5152 13 TWINEAGLES HOLLYBROOK 11958 Heather Woods Court $659,000 PSIR Paul Koch 305.586.5309 >$800,00014 PELICAN BAY DORCHESTER 6075 Pelican Bay Boulevard #604 $890,000 PSIR Cynthia Rosa 239.287.6015 15 PELICAN BAY VILLAS 571 Gulf Park Drive $895,000 PSIR Susie Culp 239.290.9000 16 MARCO ISLAND SANDPIPER 850 Collier Boulevard South #1803 $895,000 PSIR Cynthia Corogin 239.963.5561 >$900,00017 WYNDEMERE ROSEMEADE 405 Rosemeade Lane $975,000 PSIR Robert Hollister 239.250.6113 >$1,000,00018 OLD NAPLES 740 5th Avenue North $1,495,000 PSIR Debbi/Marty McDermott 239.564.4231 19 THE MOORINGS 438 Putter Point Court $1,595,000 PSIR Cheryl Turner 239.250.3311 20 GREY OAKS ESTUARY 1220 Gordon River Trail From $1,795,000 PSIR Call 239.261.3148 Open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm & Sunday 12-5pm>$2,000,00021 PARK SHORE HORIZON HOUSE 3951 Gulf Shore Boulevard North Penthouse 1A $2,000,000 PSIR Brandon Dowdy 239.287.6243 All guests must check in with guard.22 THE MOORINGS 728 Regatta Road $2,125,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-5pm23 PELICAN MARSH MARSH LINKS 1703 Persimmon Drive $2,595,000 PSIR Debra Waton 239.293.9057 24 AQUALANE SHORES 719 17th Avenue South $2,899,000 PSIR Cindy Thompson 239.860.6513 >$3,000,00025 OLD NAPLES 366 Central Avenue $3,250,000 PSIR Ruth Trettis 239.571.6760 26 COQUINA SANDS 550 Banyan Boulevard $3,395,000 PSIR Richard Culp 239.290.2200 27 THE MOORINGS 875 Wedge Drive $3,595,000 PSIR Chris Resop 239.231.6164 >$5,000,00028 PORT ROYAL 655 Galleon Drive $5,850,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-6pm >$6,000,00029 PORT ROYAL 3200 Gordon Drive $6,500,000 PSIR Lisa Tashjian 239.259.7024 30 PORT ROYAL 901 Galleon Drive $6,650,000 PSIR Phil Collins 239.404.6800 >$7,000,00031 GREY OAKS ESTATES 2956 Bellflower Lane $7,799,000 PSIR Fahada Saad 239.595.8500 >$8,000,00032 PORT ROYAL 3330 Rum Row $8,900,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 >$9,000,00033 PORT ROYAL 3250 Gin Lane $9,450,000 PSIR Dana Marcum 239.404.2209 >$22,000,00034 PORT ROYAL 840 Admiralty Parade $22,900,000 Berkshire Hathaway Jackie May 239.450.0776 Daily 1-7pm Florida Weeklys Open Houses 2 4 3 5 15 6 10 16 17 13 14 11 7 19 8 9 12 18 1 20 23 25 28 24 27 26 29 30 31 32 33 34 21*For illustration purposes only. 22
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A GUIDE TO THE LOCAL ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT SCENE WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYARTS & ENTERTAINMENTCSECTION INSIDEBROUGHT TO YOU BY:Marco Island | 239.642.2222 Broad Avenue | 239.434.2424 Fifth Avenue | 239.434.8770 Estuary at Grey Oaks | 239.261.3148 The Village | 239.261.6161 The Gallery in Central Naples | 239.659.0099 Vanderbilt| 239.594.9494 Residences at Mercato | 239.594.9400 Bonita Springs| 239.948.4000 Sanibel Island | 239.472.2735 Rentals| 239.262.4242 Its a dogs life at The Marco Players Muy bueno!Restaurant critic Karen Feldman finds lots to savor at Salsa Brava Mexican Grill. C27 Here for the artAn opening reception at The Naples Depot Museum and more Society photos. C20-22 Perfect pitchBook reviewer Phil Jason says music-themed thriller hits all the right notes. C5 The current production of the Marco Island Players features a deeply afflicted character. His ailment? Puppy love. Gregs infatuation with his newly acquired stray dog and namesake of the play, Sylvia, calls into question many of his and his wifes assumptions about their marriage, their life and their plans for the future in A.R. Gurneys most celebrated play about mid-life transitions. Sylvia premiered off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theater Club in May 1995 starring Charles Kimbrough (Greg), Blythe Danner (Kate) and Sarah Jessica Parker (Sylvia). It received Drama Desk Award nominations for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Actress in a Play (Ms. Parker) and Outstanding Costume Design (Jane Greenwood). The Marco production stars Greg Madera, who also directs the show, and Casey Cobb as the couple and Tracy Lane as the canine who fawns over and is totally devoted to her new master. As the play opens, Greg and Kate have just moved to Manhattan to start the next chapter of their lives after their grown children have left home. While Gregs career in finance and his role as patriarch are winding down, Kate is launching her own career in education after spending two decades at home raising children. The addition of a dog to their new life brings to the surface the simmering tensions and insecurities that populate the BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com Harry Lichtcsien steps to the front of an improvised stage at the Center for the Arts Bonita Springs. One hundred and eightyfive screwdrivers walk into a bar and the bartender says, We dont serve screwdrivers, Mr. Lichtcsien says, affecting the manner of a drunk Frank Costanza. And the screwdrivers say, Well, screw you! The audience rewards him ON THE SPOTFast-thinking improv students learn more than how to get laughs SEE IMPROV, C4 VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLY1. Members of Improvibility 2. Harry Lichtcsien 3. Jodi Cohen and Steve Cobb 4. Craig Price 1 2 3 4 BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.com SEE SYLVIA, C16
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC2 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS Confessions of an overgiver The day after I flew home from my most recent stay overseas, I made a trip to the grocery store to buy brownie mix for my neighbors birthday. My eyes were bleary with fatigue and my muscles were still stiff from the plane ride, but I went anyway. Compulsively, you might say. When I got back to my house, jet lagged and miserable, I baked the brownies and wrapped a present when all I wanted to do was go back to bed. Then I walked next door, plate in hand, to wish my neighbor a happy birthday. I presented the brownies with a flourish and handed her the tissue-wrapped gift. She set the plate and the package on a side table with a mumbled thanks. No ceremony. No hugging. No tears of gratitude. All my effort, for what? You know what your problem is? a friend told me recently. Hes a big man, gruff, the kind who likes to set you straight. Youre a giver. I scratched my head, considering. I like to be generous. No, he said. You give too much. And takers? They sniff you out. Hes right about the takers. They always see me coming. But an overgiver? Surely, thats not who I am. Yet when I think about it, a lot of people women especially, but men too fall into this category. We constantly give too much, past the point that makes us comfortable, moving beyond generosity and into martyrdom. Some people enjoy this feeling, the idea that were always giving of ourselves, like a saint. And some of us have a desperate need to be liked, but we fear people will never love us for ourselves only for what we can do for them. How to resolve this? You need to stop giving, my gruff friend told me. These people? Theyre never satisfied. Its true. My neighbor told me later that the brownies were underdone and the perfume Id given her too matronly. Stop trying to make everybody happy, my friend said. I raised my hands helplessly. But its my personality. He leaned forward. Stop. Giving. And so I did. At first, just as an experiment and only in small ways. When a man at the gas pump asked if I liked my Fiat, I just smiled and said, I sure do. I didnt ask him if he liked his truck, when he bought it, or what kind of milage it gets all the inane questions Id usually throw his way. When a friend sent a lovely and effusive message for my birthday, I accepted it with a simple thanks. I didnt turn around and ask all about his life or tell him how important he is to me. On my birthday, I reasoned, Im allowed to receive. Which, in essence, is the heart of every overgivers problem: We dont believe were entitled to be on the getting end. We think we have to make everyone around us feel good, but were uncomfortable when others try to please us. So now my goal is twofold: to stop giving so much and instead simply to receive. Its harder than it looks, especially for an overgiver like me. Artis Henderson is the author of Unremarried Widow published by Simon and Schuster. artis HENDERSONsandydays@floridaweekly.com
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 C3 Located just north of Vanderbilt Beach Road on U.S. 41 Classic Rock from CELEBRITY EXTRAHot Wives head to Las Vegas BY CINDY ELAVSKYQ: Can you tell me if well get another season of The Hot Wives of Orlando? I loved that show! Patty P., via emailA: We will get more Hot Wives, but this time they are based in Vegas. The Hot Wives of Las Vegas will premiere Tuesday, Aug. 18, on Hulu (with episodes streaming weekly, not all at once like on Netflix). This go-round will see returning stars take on new roles, with Casey Wilson as Jenfer Beudon, who is cocky, Southern, white trash and very pregnant; Tymberlee Hill as Phe Phe Reed, Esq., who is smart, outspoken, always juggling several jobs, and newly relocated to Las Vegas from Orlando. Andrea Savage plays Ivanka Silversan, a European ex-model, who believes she is the standard of beauty and perfection; Danielle Schneider as Denise Funt, who is neurotic, needy and recently divorced; and Dannah Phirman as Leona Carpeze, a tough, straight-talking broad, shes the matriarch of the group and self-appointed peace keeper. Series newcomer Erinn Hayes plays Callie Silversan, a sensuous, mysterious, raven-haired witch. Q: I know Bates Motel just finished its third season, but I already miss it. Can you tell when/if it will be back? Please tell me it has been renewed for another season. Frankie T., via emailA: I can do you one better: Bates Motel has been renewed for TWO more seasons. Production for season four begins later this year, and it is slated to return in spring 2016. A&E is pairing this chilling series based on a hit scary movie with another chilling series based on a hit scary movie: Damien. Damien is based on The Omen, and stars Bradley James as Damien Thorn and Barbara Hershey as Ann Rutledge. Casey Wilson ADVERTORIAL Treating, Delegating & Supervising Dr. Alexander Rodi, Jr. Bonita Springs26381 South Tamiami TrailNaples898 5th Avenue South, Suite 204Ask the MedSpa Expert FDA takes action again against illegal drug importation of BOTOXPam Neitzel Clinical Director Naples Laser and MedSpaPams more than 15 years in the industry has lead her to be a national trainer and educator on advanced techniques with injectables and laser techniques. Pam has assisted in opening several medspas across the country and is a founding member of the Illinois Medical Spa Association (IMSA) and now the American Med Spa Association (AmSpa). NaplesMedSpa.com 239.228.7491Do not take any riskseven if it is for a good deal you see! Make sure you are being injected by a facility that is in compliance and only ordering BOTOX Cosmetic from Allergan or an authorized distributor. A very easy way to tell is inquire as to whether or not Brilliant Distinction Points are accepted where the BOTOX is being offered. Brilliant Distinctions is the only program that rewards you with instant savings on Allergan facial treatments JUVDERM XC, JUVDERM VOLUMA XC and LATISSE. The FDA recently took action again against illegal drug importation by issuing an alert about fraudulent BOTOX/BOTOX Cosmetic. Counterfeit products were seized by the FDAs Office of Criminal Investigations and are considered unsafe and should not be used. The FDA cannot confirm that the manufacture, quality, storage, and handling of these suspect products follow US standards. The FDA cannot ensure the authenticity of products that come from unknown sources and foreign locations, or that may not have been manufactured under proper conditions. Protect yourself and do your research. 5 5 $179/AREA BOTOX Treatment$159/AREA with Brilliant Distinction Points(Valid for new and existing clients) Before After
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC4 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 with laughter not because hes that funny, but because the 81-year-old has successfully completed the challenge. Mr. Lichtcsien belongs to the centers advanced improvisational theater group, Improvibility. Members recently engaged in several off-the-wall, spontaneous games for the benefit of a small crowd. This final exercise, called 85, requires participants to finish the joke about all manner of different things that walk into a bar. Harrys success is short-lived; in the next round, he somehow makes 185 bras walking into a bar seem downright dour. Improvisational comedy is a form of theater where all the action is created spontaneously on stage. The entire hour of this Improvibility class is packed with gleeful yelling, frantic movement and stumped performers, all making splitsecond judgments on what will fly out of their when its their turn to finish the joke. Mr. Lichtcsien and his fellow ad-libbers arrived at this class after moving through the ranks of introductory and intermediate courses at the center. After this final performance, the only place left for them to go is the centers audition-only troupe, Improvanonymous. Offstage, Mr. Lichtcsien is a cheerful, easygoing person, but he lets his inner curmudgeon show on stage in a way that his younger co-stars cant match. He is by far the most advanced by age, at least member of the troupe, with most of its seven members in their 30s to 50s. I cant jump up and down like a yo-yo like they can. If I fell down, youd need a crane to pick me up, he says. But I can do the mental stuff and I can pretty much hold my own. He started improv last summer when he learned his cancer had re-emerged after a five-year remission. Instead of dwelling on his disease and the various inconveniences that accompany it, he decided to take up improv to build on talents he honed as a Toastmaster champion decades ago (he was known among Toastmasters around the world as an expert impromptu speaker). His new passion allows him to immerse himself in a new avenue to apply his mental agility and encourages him to live in the moment. I always look forward to it. I dream in improv sometimes, he says. Its crazy because you cant act like this around anybody you cant act like this around your wife or your friends or at a restaurant but you can act this way here and let it all hang out.The benefits of improvThe truth is, everyone likes to goof off. Improv has been shown to provide several benefits to people who are suffering with emotional and physical ailments, though the results are mostly anecdotal. Because it operates on the basis of a few firm rules such as never denying what a fellow performer initiates actors must keep their minds present and active in a kind of madcap absurdity that delivers a break from the stress that often accompanies life challenges. Craig Price, performing arts director at the Bonita center, instructs the beginning and advanced improv classes and says its rare for a student of Mr. Lichtcsiens age to progress to the upper-level classes. I get students in here who are older, retired and are just looking to get out of the house and think this might be something fun for them to move their bodies and their brains, he says. Rarely do I see that student continue on and want to apply it in such a way as Harry They say, That was fun, and then they take it out on the golf course. Psychotherapist and social worker Margot Escott has been integrating humor and play into her practice for years and will teach a class at the center this summer about using improvisational theater for stress management. She was tipped off to the power of improv when she suffered a brain aneurysm and almost died in 2011. It took a month to recover; during that time, while she was conducting a training course for caregivers, one of her volunteers suggested that she try acting. She started taking classes at the arts center and was introduced to improv there. She was hooked and is now one of the centers most advanced performers. There were moments I thought, My, God, what am I going to do with my life? she says about the weeks after the aneurysm. Improv, she adds, helped me gain confidence in myself during my recovery, and it just gave me much more confidence as a speaker and a person. Despite the fact that improv has not been studied as a therapeutic method and cannot be promoted as such, Ms. Escott has seen its benefits to mental health when it is applied to people who suffer from stress, anxiety and depression. So important in the (improv) game is that in everything everybody says, there is no right or wrong, she says. People who suffer from stress, anxiety and depression often do so because they feel society is constantly sending message they are doing things incorrectly, she adds. My job is to help make sense of it and validate them in a life where theyre continually being told theyre wrong. Ultimately, participants will tap into their authentic self, she says. A concept promoted by former social worker and family therapy pioneer Virginia Satir, the authentic self is a persons quintessential identity, the self that exists when that person is not performing social roles for the benefit of the people around him. The idea behind her upcoming class at the center is that, We want to help people find the person they really are inside, Ms. Escott says. Its good to be goofy and try new risks. Thats another way we limit our selves as human beings: We always like to work the same way we dont like to innovate a lot. Improv techniques, she adds, teach participants new ways of interacting with people and situations. Steve Cobb, a member of audition-only Improvanonymous who moonlights with this troupe because he enjoys the classes, says the art of improv has added a variety of benefits to his daily life. Now 48 years old, he suffered a stroke a few years ago, and while improv has helped him regain some faculties, he says the real benefit has been in his emotional outlook and the way he now reacts to everyday situations. With my marriage and raising kids, I tended to have pre-conceived notions about things and argue. Now, I tend to go with things a little bit more, he says. Instead of saying no right off the bat, for example, hes more likely now to consider ways to arrive at yes which makes everyone happier. Also, in his work as an auto appraiser, Mr. Cobb says hes more open to his clients explanations about how their vehicle was damaged than he was before improv. When someone told me the problem started with their transmission, my immediate thing would be, Yeah, right, he says. But since improv, I think, Is it possible? Lets see.An equalizing effectA number of industries are starting to incorporate elements of improvisational theater into their professional development. The art forms principles of validation and topical responses help ease interactions between patients and doctors, salespeople and customers, teachers and students. We really need to listen to each other before we react in a professional situation, says Ms. Escott, who has directed improv workshops for health-care professionals in the area. We look at people and judge their appearance, culture, educational level and make instant assumptions about what that person may be. If we listen to them and pay attention to them, we may find that our assumptions are all off the beam. Doing improv exercises among officemates can have an equalizing and humanizing effect on professional relationships. Improv games level the playing ground in terms of status in an organization, Ms. Escott says. We get to see (co-workers) playful side, and we may have more empathy in the office culture. As for Mr. Lichtcsien, he has devoted himself to spreading the gospel of improv as an octogenarian. Rather than dwelling on his illness, he is directing his energy at creating a new troupe for seniors. Through Harrys Senior Moments, he hopes to bring the joy of performance to those who want to flex their mental muscles and possibly ward off geriatric conditions such as Alzheimers disease and dementia. Anybody can do this, he says. How good or bad you are is immaterial. You cant be a failure. You may not be as good or as funny as that person, but its OK. IMPROVFrom page 1 Improv in Bonita>> What: A night of improv with members of the advanced Improvibility and Improvanonymous classes at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs >> When: 8 p.m. Saturday, July 18 >> Where: The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Road >> Cost: $12-$17 >> Info: 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org >> What: Improv for Stress Management classes led by mental health counselor Margot Escott >> When: Three sessions offered from 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays, June 30-July 14, July 21Aug. 11 and Aug. 18-Sept. 14 >> Where: The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs, 10150 Bonita Beach Road >> Cost: $90 for members, $150 for others >> What: Harrys Senior Moments, a new improv troupe for older adults >> Info: seniorimprov.com VANDY MAJOR / FLORIDA WEEKLYMembers of Improvibility can advance to an audition-only troupe called Improvanonymous. An appreciative audience at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs.
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C5 Experience the Difference Good Taste Makes.MondayThursday 11:30am9:00pm 1427 Pine Ridge Road, #105, Naples True Neapolitan Pizza and Authentic Italian Food Lunch Menu11:30am to 3:00pm MondayFridayAll selections served with your choice of soup, house salad or fries and soft beverage.Happy Hour Weekdays 4:00pm6:00pm Half Price Appetizers! Half Price Domestic Beer and House Wine! FLORIDA WRITERSMusic-themed thriller hits all the right notes The Lost Concerto by Helaine Mario. Oceanview Publishing. 348 pages. Hardcover, $27.95.Picturesque, passionate and pulsepounding, Helaine Marios second novel is a gem of a thriller that has the taste and aroma of a perfectly blended wine. The author has given us entrances into classical music, art theft, terrorism, clandestine government operations and romance. Magdalena Maggie OShea is a concert pianist who has recently lost her husband Johnny, an investigative journalist. Though still wrestling with grief and loss, Maggie agrees to aid a government operative who feels that finding Maggies godson Tommy is the key to bringing down a terrorist operation. The boys murdered mother, Sofia Orsini, had been Maggies best friend. Sofias husband, Victor, might be the murderer. Do Victors rare art and music manuscript holdings bankroll terrorist enterprises? Are his riches dependent on the stolen art his father had collected? Is he a rogue CIA operative? Or is he used by the CIA and other agencies to accomplish their devious ends? Johnny OShea was getting close to figuring this out. His journal is Maggies guide to find out what happened to Sofia and Johnny and also to finding Tommy, who she had sworn to protect. Swinging into action begins to bring this emotionally lost woman back from her overwhelming despair. To the espionage agents, her code name is Concerto, thus the books title has resonance as a tag for its protagonist as well as for a particular composition. Long before Johnny had entered her world, Zachary Law had been the love of Maggies life. Their romance was mysteriously aborted, though Maggie gave birth to their son now a 30-year-old concert artist. Zachary enters the novel at a strategic moment, but I cannot go any further than whetting your appetite for this complication. Special agent Simon Sugarman and Col. Michael Beckett become Maggies handlers, though she is less concerned with their mission than her own: that of finding Tommy and, if necessary, rescuing him. Mike Beckett shadows Maggies movements and tries to keep the headstrong woman on a leash for her own safety. Slowly, inevitably, he falls in love with her. But a romantic relationship is not what a man in his profession can risk. Knowing that Maggie has been positioned as bait to draw out Victor Orsini and others, Mike does all he can to protect her. He is a truly original character, at once rugged and tender, with an unexpected sophistication for an outdoorsman. While a handful of subordinate characters play their walk-on parts well, one rises above them all in stage time and in his importance to building suspense. This is Dane, the supreme villain, a well-paid assassin who handles his tasks with efficiency while taking the greatest sadistic pleasure in them. Danes connection to Victor and his attraction to and need to eliminate Maggie raise the stakes. He is a master of disguise, physically imposing and skilled with the tools of his trade. Readers will love to hate him. Whether seeing him in action or entering his thoughts, readers will truly have their spines tingled. His confrontations with Maggie and with Mike are magnificently suspenseful. The author, who maintains residences i Longboat Key and in Arlington, Va., effectively alternates various points of view, letting us understand how two or more characters are processing the same slices of time and revealing the facts and motives unique to each. When she word-paints the various villages, vistas and dwelling places of the French countryside, Ms. Marios art is as inspired as it is when she captures her carefully drawn characters or the expressive qualities of musical compositions and performances. Place is important in The Lost Concerto, and description of place is the only aspect of Ms. Marios writing that runs the risk of being overdone. Yet she manages to integrate such descriptions with the flow of events so that time doesnt stop for still-life renderings. This is a bravura thriller performance from a writer whose lyrical prose works well in counterpoint to the music aspects of the story line. She hits all the right notes. Phil Jason, Ph.D., United States Naval Academy professor emeritus of English, is a poet, critic and freelance writer with 20 books to his credit, including several studies of war literature and a creative writing text. p s a t t f philJASONpkjason@comcast.net MARIO
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC6 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 THEATERSylvia By The Marco Players through June 28. 1089 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island. 642-7270 or themarcoplayers. com. See story on C1.The Underpants By The Laboratory Theater of Florida through June 27. 1634 Woodford Ave., Fort Myers. 2180481 or laboratorytheaterflorida.com. Church Basement Ladies Through July 4 at the Broadway Palm Theatre, Fort Myers. 278-4422 or broadwaypalm.com.Doo-Wop Wed Widing Hood By KidzAct of The Naples Players June 26-28 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. The Gondoliers By the Opera Naples Summer Youth Program June 27-28 at the David and Cecile Wang Opera Center. 2408 Linwood Ave. 9639050 or operanaples.org. Legally Blonde By The Naples Players July 8-Aug. 9 at the Sugden Community Theatre. 263-7990 or naplesplayers.org. THURSDAY6.25Gardening Clinic Get expert advice for your garden from master gardeners from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Naples Botanical Garden. Regular admission applies. 643-7275 or naplesgarden.org. Free Movie Paragon Theaters at the Pavilion Shopping Center screens Rio 2 at 10 a.m. Free. 833 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 596-0008 or paragontheaters.com.Collection Party Euro Spa of Naples hosts a Love That Dress! dress collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee from 2-6 p.m. 1575 Pine Ridge Road. 591-0600 or eurospaofnaples.com.History Chat Learn about influential women in American history in a program starting at 2 p.m. at South Regional Library. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org. Piano Man Josh Isenberg performs at 6 p.m. at Dagnys Spirits. 15205 Collier Blvd. 384-9241 or dagnysspirits.com. A Stand-Up Guy Adam Ferrara takes the stage at Off the Hook Comedy Club at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. tonight through Sunday, June 28. $20-$30. 2500 Vanderbilt Beach Road. 389-6901 or offthehookcomedy.com. FRIDAY6.26Free Fit Naples Grande Resort offers a free outdoor circuit training class at 8:30 a.m. 597-3232 or naplesgrande.com.Yoga and Art Naples Art Association combines art and yoga every Friday from 9-11 a.m. at The von Liebig Art Center. Each session begins with an hour of kundalini yoga followed by an hour-long intuitive art class. $100. 2626517 or naplesart.org. Beachcombing Set out at 9:30 a.m. with a volunteer at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park to see what kind of treasures you can find in the sand. Free with park entry fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). 593-2568 or floridastateparks.org. The Power Within Join the meditation session and chill out at 10 a.m. at Goddess I Am. $10. 600 Goodlette-Frank Road. 228-6949 or goddessiam.com. Happy Hour Flow Shangri-La Springs hosts Yin Yang Happy Hour Yoga at 5 p.m. $15. 27750 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 949-0749 or shangrilasprings.com. Felines and Wine Naples Cat Alliance hosts happy hour from 5-7 p.m. at Happy Cat Thrift Shop. 7785 Davis Blvd. 300-0829 or naplescatalliance.org. Two Left Feet? Step up for a dance lesson at 5:30 p.m. at the Naples Italian American Foundation. $10. If youre already comfortable with your moves, come for dancing beginning at 7 p.m. $10. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org.Summer Fun Collier County Sheriffs Office invites families to Hot Summer Nights at Fleischmann Park from 6-9 p.m. for food and fun with bounce houses, rock walls, Wii games, hot dogs and more. Free. 774-4434 or colliersheriff.org. Wine and Art Dagnys Spirits invites guests to sip wine and paint a canvas starting at 6:30 p.m. $35. 15205 Collier Blvd. 384-9241 or dagnysspirits. com. Raise the Roof Greater Naples YMCA hosts a family rooftop party and movie starting at 7:30 p.m. $20. 597-3148 or greaternaplesymca.com. SATURDAY6.27Farmers Market Dozens of vendors bring their food and wares to the Third Street South Farmers Market from 7:30-11:30 a.m. in the parking lot behind Tommy Bahama. 434-6533 or thirdstreetsouth.com.Food Trucks and Farmers Market The summer farmers market at Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt is open from 7:30 a.m. to noon, and the food trucks stay until 2 p.m. 273-2350.Peace and Paddleboarding Strive for perfect balance in a class that combines yoga and paddleboarding from 8:30-9:45 a.m. on the beach at Second Avenue North. $35 includes board rental; $15 if you bring your own board. Text 595-3199 to obtain confirmation beforehand.Bees in the Garden Kids can learn all about bees at Naples Botanical Garden from 10:30 to 3 p.m. today and Sunday. Regular admission applies. 6437275 or naplesgarden.org.Early Independence Everglades City is always the first to celebrate Independence Day. This years family festival takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and includes a patriotic parade, pet competitions, arts and crafts, raffles and playground games, all leading up to fireworks at twilight. 695-2695.Talent Show Miromar Outlets presents its annual talent show at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 948-3766 or miromaroutlets. com.Jazz Concert Naples Jazz Masters perform at 1 p.m. at The Norris Center. Free, but donations welcome at the door. firstname.lastname@example.org or naplesjazzsociety.com.Circus Fun Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents Shooley Mooley Circus at 2 and 7 p.m. $20. 10150 Bonita Beach Road. 495-8989 or artcenterbonita.org.SummerJazz on the Gulf The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club presents its 30th annual SummerJazz on the Gulf concerts from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturdays, including tonight with The Betty Fox Band and July 18 (The Danny Sinoff Band), Aug. 15 (Pocket Change) and Sept. 19 (Late Night Brass). Free. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair. Food and drinks available for purchase; no coolers allowed. 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. N. 261-2222 or nap lesbeachhotel.com. Broadway Revue The Naples Performing Arts Centers special needs students perform musical selections from Beauty & the Beast, Frozen, Cinderella and Annie at 8 p.m. $8. 6646 Willow Park Drive. 597-6722 or naplesperformingartscenter.com. SUNDAY6.28New Kicks Sneaker enthusiasts can buy, sell and trade during Solefest 2015 from noon to 5 p.m. at North Collier Regional Park. Solefest.com. Classic Marilyn The FGCU Renaissance Academy screens Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) at 2 p.m. at the FGCU Naples campus. A wealthy father puts a private detective on a showgirl who is engaged to marry his nerdy son. $5 for members, $6 for non-members. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.Blues Concert Ellie Lee & Blues Fury perform at Six Bends Harley-Davidson at 1 p.m. Free. 9501 Thunder Road, Fort Myers. 275-4647 or sixbends.com.MONDAY6.29History Lesson Learn how the cinematic masterpiece Gone with the Wind was created at 10 a.m. at the FGCU Renaissance Academys Naples campus. $20 for RA members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu.Lunch and Learn Diners at Shangri-La Spring are treated to a free lecture about aligning their personalities and souls with Donna Matera at noon. Reservations required. 27750 Old 41 Road. 949-0749 or email@example.com. Yoga for Youngsters Green Monkey Yoga offers classes for kids ages 4-8 starting today. Sessions are from 4-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 8:459:45 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday. $10 per class, $90 for 10 classes. 6200 Trail Blvd. 598-1938 or greenmonkey.com.Ommmm Chelseas Resale Shoppe hosts evening meditations at 5:15 p.m. every Monday. Peace offering welcome. 949 Second Ave. N. 261-0005. TUESDAY6.30Bridging the Gap Naples Italian American Foundation hosts bridge for beginners at 11 a.m. and for intermediate players at 12:30 p.m. Free for members, $3 for others. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or naifoundation.org. History Play Parry Carver presents her original musical American Heroines at 2 p.m. at Headquarters Library. 2385 Orange Blossom Drive. 593-0334 or collierlibrary.org.Start to Tango Pablo Repun Tango holds a lesson for beginners at 7 p.m. $15. 1673 Pine Ridge Road. 738-4184 or pablorepuntango.com.WEDNESDAY7.1Beach Yoga Candice Oligney of Green Monkey Yoga leads a gentle yoga class for all levels from 9-10 a.m. at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park. Bring yoga mat, water, a towel and bug spray. $5 plus regular park entrance fee ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). Sign up by calling 598-1938 or visiting greenmonkey.com.Paddleboarding Basics Learn the basics of standup paddleboarding from staff at Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park starting at 9:30 a.m. For ages 12 and older. Boards supplied by Naples Beach Adventures. Reservations required. Free with regular park entry free ($2 for bicyclists and walkers, $4 per car with one person, $6 per car with two or more people). 597-6196 or floridastateparks. org. Mom & Me Art Local artist Marjorie Pesek leads parents and kids (ages 5 and older) through an art project at 10 a.m. at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center. $25, includes one adult and one child. 300 Tower Road. 5305940 or rookerybay.org. Tiffany Treasures Learn about renowned American artisan Louis Comfort Tiffany in a program starting at 2 p.m. at Naples Regional Library. Registration required. Free. 650 Central Ave. 262-4130 or collierlibrary.org. Donation Party Galleries and studios in the Naples Art District host a Love That Dress! collection party to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee from 5-8 p.m. 597-2110 or thesweetartgallery.com. WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO The men of the North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District heat things up for the opening of Magic Mike XXL at Silverspot Cinema starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, July 1. Pose for photos with the firefighters and enjoy specialty cocktails before the 7 and 9:30 p.m. screenings. $16 includes the movie and a donation to the district.
6.27 NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C7 WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO Magic Eye Candy Silverspot Cinema and firemen from the North Collier Fire Control and Rescue District celebrate the opening of Magic Mike XXL starting at 5 p.m. Screenings are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. $16 includes a movie ticket and a donation to the district. 592-0300 or silverspot.net. Dinner & Cards The Naples Italian American Foundation hosts dinner, cards and mah jongg at 6 p.m. 7035 Airport-Pulling Road. 597-5210 or niafoundation.org. COMING UPFree Admission Active and retired military veterans get free admission Thursday through Saturday, July 2-4, at The Conservancy of Southwest Florida. 262-0304 or conservancy.org. Sock Hop Pop Explore 1950s pop culture at Barnes & Noble at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 2, with books, movies, games, toys and more. Free. 598-5200 or bn.com. Extraordinary People South Regional library hosts a lecture about the contributions by women and minorities to the U.S. military at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 2. Reservations required. Free. 8065 Lely Cultural Blvd. 252-7542 or collierlibrary.org. Make and Take ArtisNaples invites guests to make carved soap sculptures at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 2. Free. 597-1900 or artisnaples.org. Freedom Fun Mercato hosts a pre-Independence Day bash with family activities and music by the classic rock band Rockin Horse starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 2. Free. 254-1080 or mercatoshops.com. Free Admission Active and retired military personnel receive free admission to the Naples Zoo Friday through Monday, July 3-6, in honor of Independence Day. 262-5409 or napleszoo.com. Paws on Fifth Pet lovers can take adoptable pups from Humane Society Naples mobile adoption bus for a stroll down Fifth Avenue at 4 p.m. Friday, July 3. The bus will be at the corner of Park Avenue, and adoption volunteers will be on hand. 643-1555 or hsnaples.org.Dr. Who? Fans of Doctor Who are invited to Barnes & Noble for trivia, games and giveaways from 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 3. 598-5200 or bn.com.Jazz Al Fresco Naples Grande Beach Resort presents The RJ Howson Band on the Sunset Veranda starting at 5 p.m. Friday, July 3. Free. 597-3232 or naplesgrande.com.Black Holes Learn about black holes, quarks and quasars in a class at the FGCU Renaissance Academy at 10 a.m. Monday, July 6. $20 for RA members, $25 for others. 1010 Fifth Ave. S. 434-4737 or fgcu.edu. History Presentation Marco resident William Hughes presents his two 30-minute movies, A Look Through Time and Jane Hittler at Marco Cemetery, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 7, at the Marco Island Historical Museum. Free for members, $5 for others. 180 S. Heathwood Drive. 642-1440 or themihs.com.Florida History Collier County Museum presents Enterprising Entrepreneurs: The Archaeology of Southwest Floridas Cuban Fishing Ranchos at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 8. Reservertions required. Free. 3331 Tamiami Trail E. 2528738 or colliermuseums.com. Shooley Mooley Circus makes a stop at the Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday to wow crowds with heartstopping aerial feats, juggling and acrobatics. $20. artcenter bonita.org Tickets go on sale Friday for the Oct. 13 concert with blues guitarist Buddy Guy and special guest Shemekia Copeland at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall. $39-$69. bbmannpah.com # BOOK IT #GO WILD #JAZZ IT UP Active and retired military personnel enjoy free admission to The Naples Zoo Friday through Monday, July 3-6, in honor of Independence Day. napleszoo.com Nothing quite says summer in Naples more than free jazz at Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club. This years first concert features The Betty Fox Band from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday on the Watkins Lawn overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. naplesbeachhotel.com 6.27
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC10 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 1200 Fifth Avenue South at Tin City 239-263-2734 NaplesWaterfrontDining.com Watch the Sun Set, and the Moon Rise while Dining on the Water at ARTS COMMENTARY Country music salad needs some fresher ingredientsLast year I attended a fundraiser for a local arts group. In addition to entertainment, it included a meal. I use the term loosely. I knew I was in trouble when I was handed my salad. A few leaves of lettuce barely covered the small plate, and there was maybe one cherry tomato, cut in half. I thought of that pathetic little salad when I read about the recent brouhaha in country music. Radio consultant Keith Hill, who fancies himself the worlds leading authority on music scheduling, told Country Aircheck, a trade journal for country radio, that programmers should play fewer songs by female artists if they want to keep high ratings. If you want to make ratings in country radio, take females out, he said. Trust me, I play great female records and weve got some right now; theyre just not the lettuce in our salad. Our lettuce is Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and artists like that. The tomatoes in our salad are the females. Never mind the ill-advisedness of calling women tomatoes. (All I can picture is some not-too-bright gangster in pinstripes leering and calling a woman a hot tomato.) Who wants a salad thats 95 percent lettuce? Thats boring. Its like eating crunchy water. No wonder country music stations sound so bland and generic. I have never in my life gone into a restaurant and ordered a plate of lettuce. I have, however, ordered a tomato stack and mozzarella. And fried green tomatoes are a favored dish in the South. The consultant Mr. Hills comments echo something I was told back when I first started writing about country music, reviewing shows and interviewing performers: Someone told me women country artists dont sell many concert tickets because women concertgoers dont want to watch women performers, they want to go see the men. But, I thought, the converse must be true then, that male country music fans wouldnt want to go see the male performers but would flock to shows put on by women; after all, thats who the majority of them would be feeling romantic about, no? But I was told no, men, too, prefer to see shows by men. That was very confusing to me, and trying to figure it out made my head hurt. The only conclusion I can come to is that women are seen as second-class citizens, or worse, in country music. (Truth be told, theyre not held in such high esteem in rock, either.) Surely everyone doesnt have the same exact taste in music. Is everyone just marching along in lockstep? Are you telling me people wouldnt want to go see Reba in concert? Dolly Parton? Miranda Lambert? Emmylou Harris? Wynonna? Ive seen Wynonna in concert at least three times, I think. I try to catch her every time she comes through town. She puts on a damn good show, and her voice is incredible. Mr. Hills comments have been met with disagreement and derision online. Some country artists let me clarify that: some female country artists have also spoken out. (I havent seen any comments at all from the men.) Miranda Lambert tweeted: If you want to make ratings in country radio, take females out. Keith Hill This is (the) biggest bunch of BULLSH*T I have ever heard I am gonna do everything in my power to support and promote female singer/ songwriters in country music. Always. According to boot.com, Martina McBride commented about this on her Facebook page, asking: Did you girls (core female listeners) know youre being assessed in this way? Is this how you really feel? Later, on CBS News, Ms. McBride said, I just think its dismissive, to be honest, to say that females dont like hearing other females on the radio. And Sara Evans, who has had 19 Top 40 singles, including five No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, told Billboard magazine: Country would not be what it is without women. Some of these huge, iconic artists and songs, like Loretta and Dolly. I was born to be a country singer, and its all Ive ever done I want my career to continue. I have a family to support. If country radio is not going to play female artists, thats a scary thing. You feel blocked out that you have no genre or outlet for your music. To me, thats asinine. Think about it: If Hollywood was only going to cast men, then the movies would start to become boring and narrow. I just feel that the country format has become narrow in what they allow us to hear. Maggie Rose decided to protest by announcing #TomatoTuesday with a promise to deliver one new original song per week until I run out of juice! Its difficult for performers to even comment on the situation, due to fear of backlash. As Ms. Evans said: Its a touchy subject, because you dont want to offend the people that you need to play your records. But, she added, Im really glad Keith made that statement, because we women of country music have been talking about and dealing with this for the past five to seven years ... and since he brought it up, we can respond to it. Country music fans have been responding as well. In droves. Passionately and vehemently. A guy named Eric wrote: What Keith Hills study does not account for is all of the audience that has abandoned country radio since its bro turn began. Obviously, with the current group of fans there will be a selection bias, since they are the ones who love the current paradigm of the male-dominated format. Fan Noah Eaton argued that its the song thats important, regardless of the gender of the person performing it, saying, ... Ive had it up to here with the seedier, misogynistic leanings of bro-country and metro-bro, but its not a reflection of the sex of the performers either but rather how asinine, toothless and degrading the songs are. Another fan, Stone, wrote: This makes me really sad. I have a teenage daughter. She plays guitar, violin and keyboards, and sings. If she wanted to pursue a country music career, she probably couldnt. Not because of any limitations she has, but because some glorified accountants algorithm told him not to give her a chance. Its disgraceful. Many have written in, saying that theyve stopped listening to country music on the radio and instead listen to country music selected on Pandora or on CDs. In an online survey by The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville, 97 percent of respondents voted Yes. Female artists deserve more air time. Personally, Id listen to a station that played a whole lot of Miranda Lambert; Suzy Bogguss, Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, Iris DeMent. Martina McBride, Reba, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, The Dixie Chicks, The Secret Sisters, Jennifer Nettles, Sara Evans, Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Trisha Yearwood, Faith Hill, Lee Ann Womack, Shania Twain and Kacey Musgraves on a regular basis. Throw in some Americana and roots music, and Alabama Shakes, and youve got me. One country music site I looked at online that talked about Mr. Hills comments had a row of photos down its left side, showing photos of all their columnists. Every single one of them was male. Theres your problem right there. To be honest, right now the men on country radio are like lettuce: bland, with no flavor, and take up way too much space, was posted by reader Brendan Stubblefield on The Tennesseans Facebook page. And reader Steve Trinward had this to say: The lettuce comment says it all. Who the hell orders a salad for the lettuce? nancySTETSONnstetson@floridaweekly.com
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www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC12 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 HOROSCOPES HOLDING THE LINE By Linda ThistlePlace a number in the empty boxes in such a way that each row across, each column down and each small 9-box square contains all of the numbers from one to nine.Sponsored By: Moderate Challenging ExpertPuzzle Difficulty this week: SEE ANSWERS, C11 SEE ANSWERS, C11CANCER (June 21 to July 22) Be careful not to allow differences of opinion to create unpleasant feelings, especially in the workplace. A neutral observer could check out the situation and suggest a resolution. LEO (July 23 to August 22) While the Lions Den is the center of attention this week, with family matters dominating much of your time, workplace issues are also important. Try to find a balance between them. VIRGO (August 23 to September 22) The future of a new relationship could depend on how much the usually impatient-to-get-things-done Virgo is willing to stop pushing and let things happen naturally. LIBRA (September 23 to October 22) Worry over a loved ones well-being is eased with good news from a sympathetic source. Your continued show of love and support is important. Stay with it. SCORPIO (October 23 to November 21) This is a good time to consider mending fences with someone you wish was back in your life. Forget about blame, and focus on the good things you once shared. SAGITTARIUS (November 22 to December 21) This is a good week to start researching information regarding whatever changes youre considering, whether it involves a new home, a new location or a new job. CAPRICORN (December 22 to January 19) A long-anticipated job opportunity could turn out to be less than you expected. But appearances might be deceiving. Check it out before you decide its not for you. AQUARIUS (January 20 to February 18) Good news: Adapting to a new situation might come more easily than you expected. You can look for continued support from colleagues who appreciate your contributions. PISCES (February 19 to March 20) Someone you care for might need more reassurance from the typically unemotional Pisces. Go ahead. Open up, and you might be surprised at what you find when you do. ARIES (March 21 to April 19) Although you dont like to change plans once theyre set, once again, you might find that doing so can make a big difference in your favor. Family matters dominate the weekend. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20) You continue to get encouragement for your proposals, including some support from unlikely sources. Use this positive flow to move forward with your plans. Good luck. GEMINI (May 21 to June 20) Family matters are dominant this week. Its a good time to be with those you love. Its also a good time to contact and reunite with loved ones with whom youve lost touch. BORN THIS WEEK: You are a romantic at heart, although you can be amazingly practical when you need to be. PUZZLES
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC14 WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 1290 Third Street South, Old Naples 239-263-1955 BarbatellaNaples.com Includes a glass of house wineHalf off cocktails, beer and wine by the glass3-course dinner: appetizer, entree and dessert SUMMER SPECIALSMONDAYBuy one pizza, get one freeTUESDAYWEDNESDAYSpaghetti Night: THURSDAYMartini Night FRIDAYBig Night Served family style at our community table dessert and glass of house wineSATURDAYComplimentary dessert with purchase of a dinner entreeSUNDAYHalf price off all bottles of wine FILM CAPSULESInside Out (Voices of Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, Mindy Kaling) The emotions of an 11-year-old girl, including Joy (Ms. Poehler), Fear (Mr. Hader) and Disgust (Ms. Kaling), take center stage as the girl moves to San Francisco. The latest from Pixar Animation, its tender with its heart in the right place, but not as funny as youd expect. Rated PG. Jurassic World (Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins) A genetically modified dinosaur gets loose and endangers everyone at an island-based amusement center, including the operations manager (Mr. Howard) and a Velociraptor whisperer (Mr. Pratt). The action and effects are fine, but not impressive enough to justify a trip back to the park. Rated PG-13.Entourage 1/2(Adrian Grenier, Jeremy Piven, Kevin Dillon) Movie star Vinnys (Grenier) directorial debut stresses out studio boss Ari (Piven), while other members of Vinnys entourage get into trouble of their own. Its an amusing bit of showbiz buffoonery, much more accessible to fans of the show than newbies like myself. Rated R.Insidious: Chapter 3 (Dermot Mulroney, Stefanie Scott, Lin Shaye) Psychic Elise (Ms. Shaye) helps a father (Mr. Mulroney) exorcise a demon from his daughter (Ms. Scott). The story is poorly structured and the scares lack imagination. And why does this franchise need a prequel? Rated PG-13.Aloha (Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams) A military contractor (Mr. Cooper) deals with government bureaucracy and two love interests (Ms. Stone and Ms. McAdams) in this woefully lost drama from writer/director Cameron Crowe (Jerry Maguire). The writing is weak, its not funny, and its a total bore. When will Mr. Crowe be good again? Rated PG-13.Ill See You In My Dreams (Blythe Danner, Sam Elliott, Malin Akerman) Widower Carol (Ms. Danner) is content on her own, but finds happiness when she spends quality time with fellow retiree Bill (Mr. Elliott). Theres something to be said for the simplicity of a good, touching story which is what this is. Its intended for an older crowd but is certainly a movie we can all learn from. Rated PG-13.Tomorrowland 1/2(George Clooney, Britt Robertson, Hugh Laurie) Young genius Casey (Ms. Robertson) and a disgraced inventor (Mr. Clooney) travel to an alternate dimension to try to save the world. The story is a convoluted mess, and the visual effects are far from impressive. What a disappointment. Rated PG.Good Kill 1/2(Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Bruce Greenwood) An Air Force pilot (Mr. Hawke) now remotely flies drones into enemy territory, but struggles balancing family life with the morality of his work. Mr. Hawke gives a strong performance and its a new part of war being explored, but its not always compelling. Rated R.Pitch Perfect 2 (Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Brittany Snow) The Barden Bellas must win the world championships of a cappella or theyll have to disband. It isnt better than its 2012 predecessor, and it doesnt have to be. All it has to do is satisfy the throngs of fans who loved the original and are eagerly coming back for more of the same. Thankfully, it delivers. Rated PG-13.Mad Max (Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult) In the post-apocalyptic future, former cop Max (Mr. Hardy) teams with a female renegade (Ms. Theron) as they try to escape a villain named Immortan Joe (Hugh Keays-Byrne). Loud and exciting non-stop action, its rather artfully done by director George Miller. Rated R.Hot Pursuit 1/2(Reese Witherspoon, Sofia Vergara, Michael Mosley) A by-the-book cop (Ms. Witherspoon) has trouble escorting a drug lords wife (Ms. Vergara) from San Antonio to Dallas. There are the normal buddy comedy/road trip bits you expect, but Ms. Witherspoon and Ms. Vergara have enough chemistry to make it worth recommending. Rated PG-13.The D Train (Jack Black, James Marsden, Kathryn Hahn) Loser Dan (Mr. Black) recruits a former classmate-turned-actor named Oliver (Mr. Marsden) to attend their high school reunion, thinking getting Oliver there will make Dan cooler. Complications ensue. Its so unfunny its painful to sit through. When it was over I felt bad for the actors, talented as they are and undone by such horrid material. Rated R.Avengers: Age of Ultron (Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, James Spader) Tony Stark (Mr. Downey Jr.) hopes the world will be safe after he creates Ultron (voice of Mr. Spader), but it turns out Ultron wants to destroy the world instead. The Avengers to the rescue! Its an action-effects extravaganza that lacks the novelty of its predecessor but is nonetheless quite entertaining. Rated PG-13.Clouds of Sils Maria (Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, Chloe Grace Moretz) A personal assistant (Ms. Stewart) helps a successful actress (Ms. Binoche) prepare for a challenging role. The acting is superb (especially Ms. Stewart, who continues to prove shes much better than anything the awful Twilight allowed her to be), and the story is dense with symbolism. Rated R.
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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC16 WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 best long-term relationships. I think (Sylvia) is a rival, and of all things its not another woman, its a dog, Ms. Cobb says. If it were a woman, Kate could deal with an affair, but she cant deal with this dog. Its very poignant, in a way. Ultimately, the three wind up in a situation that looks surprisingly like a love triangle, with Sylvia and Kate aiming to eliminate each other and eventually accepting the others role in Gregs happiness. Mr. Madera says the lighthearted comedy reverberates with many couples who are navigating mid-life together. Greg is going through a lot of changes, he says. He misses his children, he misses the life they had in the suburbs. He liked being a dad and doing domestic things. When Sylvia jumps into the picture, at first you think hes in love with a dog, but its not romantic love. Its more of a companionship thing. Kate, however, has a different perspective about taking on the responsibility of a dog. After years as a stay-at-home mom, she was looking forward to spending time with her husband. I think its a page from a lot of peoples books, Ms. Cobb says. To her, (Sylvia) represents somebody else she has to take care of, and he sees (acquiring a dog) as Wont this be fun? The pair, however, seem to have a strong marriage and can weather the storm, Mr. Madera says. I think overall they have a strong, solid marriage, but this is a bit of a rough patch. Ms. Cobb agrees that the couple has the tools to get through the bump in their relationship. They have a good marriage, she says. Theyll go on. Up next this summer from The Marco Players is Shooting Star, a romantic comedy by Steven Dietz. Snowed in overnight at a middle-America airport, college lovers have an unexpected and life-altering reunion. The show runs Aug. 6-23. SYLVIAFrom page 1 Sylvia>> Who: The Marco Players >> When: Through Sunday, June 28 >> Where: The Marco Players Theater in Marco Town Center Mall, 1089 N. Collier Blvd. >> Tickets: $25 >> Info: 642-7270 or marcoplayers.com COURTESY PHOTOGreg (Greg Madera, center) tries to keep the peace between the dog Sylvia (Tracy Lane, left) and his wife Kate (Casey Cobb, right).
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(FW) 20% OFFSINGLE ITEM* SAVE THE DATE A well-known couple in local business and philanthropic communities, Kim Ciccarelli Kantor and Jan Kantor, have been named to chair the 57th annual NCH Hospital Ball that takes place Saturday, Nov. 14, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. Proceeds from this years ball have been designated for the stroke program at NCH. Ms. Ciccarelli Kantor is co-founder and president of Ciccarelli Advisory Services Inc., a family-focused comprehensive wealth management firm. As a 30-plus year resident of Naples, she has volunteered for the NCH Healthcare System and its foundation as a trustee and a member of several committees, the Community Foundation of Collier County and The Forum Club. She is a graduate of Leadership Collier and the Leadership Institute, and a member of the Grow Florida CEO Roundtable in Collier County. Mr. Kantor is founder and owner of Success Systems, a business consulting firm serving closely held and family businesses. A Naples Daily News columnist for many years, he specializes in enhancing internal corporate communications, teamwork, leadership and management techniques and executive coaching. He served on the charter steering committee for Leadership Lee County in 1985 and Leadership Southwest Florida in 1989. He is an alumnus of Leadership Colliers third class and currently serves on the Leadership Collier Foundation Board. He was the founder and first chairman of Leadership Bonita in 1998. Tickets to the NCH Hospital Ball are $500 per person and include live and silent auctions as well as dinner, dancing and entertainment throughout the evening. The NCH Physician of the Year and Nurses of the Year awards are also presented during the program. For tickets or more information, including details about sponsorship opportunities, call 624-2019 or visit nchmd.org/ hospitalball. The second annual Nogala Gala to benefit United Way of Collier County takes place Friday, July 10. Guests can enjoy cocktails and a three-course dinner at either Vergina or Mangrove Caf (or cocktails at one, dinner at the other) before heading to the Sugden Community Theatre for a performance of Legally Blonde, The Musical. Tickets are $125. Proceeds will support Collier 211, which provides free, anonymous and confidential help and referrals 24/7, in a variety of languages (dial 211 or 263-4211, or text 898-211). For tickets or more information, call Dayhanna Acosta at 261-7112, ext. 201, email Dayhanna.firstname.lastname@example.org or visit unitedwayofcolliercounty.org. The fifth annual Peace, Love & Haiti pub crawl to benefit Hope for Haiti starts at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at Bar Tulia and includes subsequent stops at Hob Nob Kitchen & Bar and 7th Avenue Social, with Krista Fogelsong of ABC7 leading the way. Tickets for $50 include three drink tickets and other goodies (T-shirts for the first 100 to sign up). Bring three personal hygiene items items for donation and earn a chance to spin the Wheel of Fun. To sign up or for more information, call 434-7183, ext. 209, or visit hopeforhaiti.com. The third annual Castles for Kids sand-sculpting contest to benefit Golisano Childrens Museum of Naples takes place Wednesday, Aug. 12, at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. Teams of five (one adult, four children) can sign up now for the day that also includes live entertainment, activities with Coach B Aquatics, lunch and sand buckets and shovels for the children. Registration is $125 per team for Cmon members, $150 for others. For contest details and information about sponsorship opportunities, call Cmon at 5140084 or visit cmon.org. The fifth annual Love That Dress! event to benefit PACE Center for Girls-Collier at Immokalee takes place the evening of Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1 at lovethatdress.org. For more information, visit the website or call Michelle Shaw Hashman at 248-9704 or Shannon Starr at 207-1878. The fourth annual Trendy Tours & Trendy Travel luncheon and travel expo to benefit Champions For Learning takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Hilton Naples. Tickets for $49 include a raffle ticket. Call 4495065 for reservations or more information. The 25th annual Sand Dollar Awards gala hosted by the Collier Building Industry Association takes place Saturday, Sept. 26, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The silver anniversary theme is Vintage Grace & Glamour. The evening begins at 6 p.m. and includes cocktails and dinner. Tickets are $150. For reservations or more information, including details about various sponsorship opportunities, call 436-6100 or visit cbia.net. COURTESY PHOTOJan Kantor and Kim Ciccarelli Kantor
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Humane Society Naples holds its 17th annual Tea & Fashion Show from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. This years theme is Matinee at the Movies. For information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities, call 643-1555, ext. 18, or email email@example.com. The seventh annual Naples International Film Festival is set for Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 5-8. The red carpet opening night gala and screening take place Nov. 5 at ArtisNaples, while features, documentaries and film shorts of all genres will be screened at Silverspot Cinema at Mercato Nov. 6-8. Check naplesfilmfest.com for details as the date draws near, or call 775-3456 for information about becoming an NIFF member or sponsor. The 12th annual Hats in the Garden: The Confection Collection Delectable Designs from Garden to Runway to benefit Naples Botanical Garden takes place Wednesday, Nov. 11, at the Garden. Leslie Fogg and Kathleen Rooney are this years chairs; Kathy Wood is Hats in the Garden ambassador. Northern Trust is the presenting sponsor; additional sponsors include Naples Illustrated; Saks Fifth Avenue; Arthrex; Premier Sothebys International Realty; Arabesque of Naples; Kellie Jacoby, J3 Multi-dimensional Marketing; Rufino Hernandez, The Garden District; Sukie Honeycutt and Tonys Off Third; Naples Soap Company and Mr. and Mrs. John E. Vandenberg. For more information, call the Garden at 643-7275. Uncorked an evening of fine wine, fine food and entertainment to benefit Youth Haven, takes place from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Mediterra Beach Club. Tickets are $125. For reservations or more information, visit youthhavenswfl.org. The Immokalee Foundation holds its Charity Classic Celebration & Fund A Dream Auction on Friday, Nov. 20, at The Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort. The TIF Charity Classic Pro-Am Golf Tournament precedes the celebration on Monday, Nov. 16. For information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities, call 430-9122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. To register online, visit immokaleefoundation.org. The Aqua Gala to benefit the Guadalupe Center takes place Wednesday evening, Jan. 13, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. For more information, contact Megan Becker by calling 6577124 or emailing email@example.com. PAWS Assistance Dogs will be the sole beneficiary of the Celebrity Martini Glass Auction set for Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016 at ArtisNaples. The signature auction will feature more than 20 martini glasses, each autographed by an A-list celebrity or a modern-day hero. Once the autographed glasses arrive in Naples, they are assigned to an artist to decorate and design with the celebritys career accomplishments and personality in mind. One glass can bring $5,000 to $25,000 from a collector.What began as a cocktail party for friends in 2008 has now turned into an annual fundraising event for local charities. CMGA founder Brenda Meltons concept was and still is to bring together fundraising, art, music and entertainment to benefit the community and its chosen charities. PAWS Assistance Dogs promotes independence and enhances the quality of life for combat wounded veterans and children with special needs through partnerships with skilled assistance dogs. For more information about PAWS Assistance Dogs, visit pawsassistancedogs.org. For information about CMGA sponsorship opportunities or tickets to the martini-glass auction, call 775-1660. The sixth annual Home, Hope & Healing luncheon to benefit Youth Haven takes place Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. Guest speaker will be Jeanette Walls, whose memoir The Glass Castle has been a New York Times best-seller for more than six years. Lionsgate has purchased the rights to Ms. Walls story and has cast Jennifer Lawrence to star in the movie.Luncheon chairs are Jill and Steve Miller. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact Shelly Long at Youth Haven by calling 687-5155 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Literacy Volunteers of Collier County hosts Between the Covers with Elaine Newton: How to be Your Own Book Critic, a luncheon and program Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016, at Stonebridge Country Club. Tickets are $75. For more information, call 262-4448, ext. 301. The 2016 Avow Butterfly Ball takes flight Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. The event is organized by members of the Avow Founding Womens Board, including Lee Pinto, Lesley Brookman, Sheryl Ferrie, Dana Hall, Rosemary Hammar, Anne Hoffman, Lavigne Kirkpatrick, Gay Kronen, Judy LeDoux, Thelma Lyon, Karen Rollins, Delores Sorey and LeAnn Toth. Tickets are $300, with all proceeds benefitting the hospice, palliative care and grief support programs offered by Avow. Sponsorship, underwriting and inkind donation opportunities are available. 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NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C23 For a Catering quote in Lee County call 209-0940 & in Collier County call 691-7379 to your event Catering! Located at:2555 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL 34103*Not valid with other promotions. Offer expires July 2, 2015. NEW SEASONAL HOURS SHOW THIS TO YOUR SERVER BUY ONE GET ONE FREE BEERS, HOUSE WINE naplesclubsushi.com 239.261.4332 NIGIRI HAPPY HOUR BUY ONE NIGIRI GET ONE FREE ALL NIGHT LONG! 25% OFF WINE THROUGH CUISINE NEWSNew concept will be paradise for wine, beer and spirits lovers BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comA cross between Total Wine, banquet hall and wine bar, Paradise Wine is coming soon to the Pavilion Shopping Center in North Naples. Owners Leigh Benoliel and Blaine East promise 3,000 wines, 1,200 liquors and 800 craft beers in their retail operation. Several in-house selections will also be available on tap at two tasting bars and the full-service bar. The idea was born when Ms. Benoliel and Mr. East watched a friend enjoy runaway success with a similar concept in North Carolina. It was so popular that there ended up being three stores, Ms. Benoliel says about the sip-while-youshop experience. She and Mr. East worked in their friends flagship store for about six months before deciding to do some reconnaissance in Florida for opening their own store. A Florida native who had enjoyed a career in developing shopping centers, Mr. East was eager to return to the Sunshine State. Ms. Benoliel had worked as a producer and editor for network television and was ready for a change in scenery from southern California. We drove from one end of Tamiami Trail to the other, and when we came to Naples, I said, This is the place, Ms. Benoliel says. After three more trips, Mr. East was also convinced. Paradise Wine will open in the former site of Anthonys Ladies Apparel. In addition to the retail operation, there will be an event space, an education room, a catering kitchen and a 3,000-square-foot patio where guests will be able to enjoy their purchases. Ms. Benoliel describes it as percent retail, 20 percent infotainment, meaning that customers will not only find a wide variety of beverages to purchase, they will also be able to avail themselves of classes curated by Director of Wine Education Jim Morris and presented by a wide variety of experts from the shops distributors and suppliers. Bartender and restaurant competitions will give professionals in the local food and wine industry the chance to compete to have their creations featured at Paradise Wine, and the partners also hope to draft local restaurants and catering companies for events. For more information and to watch for an official opening announcement, visit paradisewinellc.com or visit the stores Facebook page.Naples Winter Wine Festival announces special start for 2016Naples Winter Wine Festival has announced plans to open its 2016 festivities with a tasting celebrating the legendary 1976 Judgment of Paris (also known as the Paris Wine Tasting of 1976), a competition in which two American wineries, Chateau Montelena and Stags Leap Wine Cellars, bested French submissions and won credibility and renown for California wineries. Attending the commemorative tasting will be Steven Spurrier, the Parisian wine merchant who created and hosted the original event; George Taber, former Time Magazine journalist who covered the event; and Bo Barrett of Chateau Montelena and Ted Baseler of Stags Leap Wine Cellars, who will present a tasting of their wineries celebrated vintages. We are thrilled to bring the wine event of the century, to the Naples Winter Wine Festival, Sandi Moran, co-chair of the 2016 festival, says. We always try to offer guests unique experiences found nowhere else in the world, and this years event is no exception. Guests will have an incomparable opportunity to taste wines from the very wineries that put California on the map. The commemorative event at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort will launch a weekend of NWWF festivities themed Great Expectations for 2016. Tickets for the 1976 Judgment of Paris commemoration are $1,500 per person and will go on sale this fall. For more information, call 514-2239 or visit napleswinefestival.com. MORE CUISINE NEWS, C24 COURTESY RENDERINGParadise Wine, set to open in July in the Pavilion Shopping Center, will have a retail operation as well as a full bar, tasting bars, event space and wine education programs. SUNTHU 11:30AM TO 10:00PMFRISAT 11:30AM TO 11:00PM THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4360 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-263-FISH (3474)fishseafoodrestaurant.com FISHRESTAURANT FISH Presents Exceptional Quality and Freshness at its Best! 15% OFFWITH PURCHASE OF $40 MINIMUM PER PERSON.Cannot be used in conjunction with rst seating, lunch special, happy hour or nightly specials. Good till 6/30/15. MondayFISHERMANS PLATTER $19Fried Oysters, Scallops, Calamari, Shrimp, White Fish, Tarter Sauce, Malt Vinegar Slaw & ChipsTuesdaySHARE A PAELLA $48Fish, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp, Squid, Chorizo, Sa ron & Bomba RiceWednesdayRAW & CHILLED BAR 10 Cajun Shrimp on Ice $12 1 Lb. Alaska King Crab Legs $90ThursdayWINE FLIGHT NIGHTFour 2 oz. House Pours $8Friday & SaturdayBRANZINO $28Sunday2 1 LB. LOBSTERS $28Steamed; Served with Drawn Butter & Parmesan Tru e Fries. Stu ed with Crab Meat, Add $5 Each SPECIALS! FIRST SEATING 3-COURSE DINNER $22.154:00PM TO 6:00 PMLUNCH SPECIAL $12.95One plate, two courses!HAPPY HOUR 3:00PM TO 6:00PMHalf price well drinks & house wine!
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC24 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 Youre Invited to Join Us at Shulas HAPPY HOUR Destined to Become a Legend! CUISINE NEWSCookbook sales will support Hope for Haiti cooking school BY LINDSEY NESMITHlnesmith@ oridaweekly.comCaribbean food enthusiasts would do well to pop over to Hope for Haitis page on Etsy.com to purchase Cooking with Carmene: Recipes from a Haitian Kitchen.Carmene Alverbe is the Naples-based organizations support team manager and director of the Hope for Haiti cooking school, which has prepared more than 50 men and women in Haiti for culinary careers. Students learn about food preparation, nutrition and how to manage a budget in a commercial kitchen. Cooking with Carmene sells for $15 and features basic recipes infused with influences from French, Caribbean and African cuisines. Proceeds for cookbook sales will benefit Ms. Alverbes next class of aspiring chefs. The Hope for Haiti store on etsy also sells beaded necklaces handcrafted in Haiti of recycled materials. From 12-16 inches long, necklaces are $20. Visit hopeforhaiti.com for more information about the organization, the school and a link to its shop on etsy.com. Click on Get Involved and then on Store for the etsy link. Take note Lucky Mu Noodle House has opened at Seminole Immokalee Casino, offering diners a variety of pan-Asian dishes such as pho, ramen, pad thai and more. For more information, call (800) 218-0008 or visit seminoleimmokaleecasino.com. Vom Fass in Mercato has a full schedule of events geared toward its specialty liquors and epicurean bites: Bourbon & Appetizers: Enjoy a ginger and bourbon cocktail with oregano pasta salad at 6 p.m. Friday, June 26. Free. Naples Food Tour and Classic Cocktails: Naples Food Tours makes a pit stop at Vom Fass for guests to enjoy a history and preparation lesson on three to-be-determined classic cocktails, samples and appetizers. Naples Food Tours tickets are $90. For tour schedule, reservations and ticket purchase, visit naplesfoodtours.com. Ice Cream Social: Enjoy macaroons courtesy of Le Macaron and tastings of house-supplied gelato dressed with condiments such as hazelnut oil, Latte Macchiato Liqueur and Scotch whiskey. Children welcome. Free. 6 p.m. Friday, July 3, and Sunday, July 5.American Whiskey Tasting: Learn about the history and production of American whiskeys while sipping rye and bourbon. Free. 6 p.m. Friday, July 3. For more information, call 513-0103 or visit vomfassnaples.com. Kids can have some fun in two cooking activities offered for locals and hotels guests alike at the Naples Grande Beach Resort this summer: The complimentary Lemonade Lab on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons lets kids concoct their own signature lemonade from fresh ingredients. In the Little Chefs Pizza Class, resort chefs assist young guests in turning out perfect pizza pies. Pizza class takes place every Saturday and costs $29. Registration is required. For more information or to make reservations, call (855) 923-7376 or visit naplesgrande. com. Bar Tulia serves up a culinary salute to Independence Day with an all-American cookout menu starting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4. Chef Vincenzo Betulia will prepare the Bar Tulia burger, Kobe beef hotdogs and Calabrian-style grilled ribs, all served with traditional sides of potato salad, slaw and corn. The restaurants regular menu will also be available. 462 Fifth Ave. S. 228-7606 or tulianaples.com. If its Wednesday, head to Yabba Island Grill and enjoy 50 percent off any bottle of wine regularly priced from $50 to $100. Dinner service starts at 5:30 p.m. seven days a week. 711 Fifth Ave. S. 262-5787 or gr8food.net. Want to work on your skills in the kitchen? Here are some cooking classes on the front burner: The Good Life of Naples, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Road; 514-4663 or goodlifenaples.com Vegetarian Cuisine: Thursday, June 18 ($55); Fourth of July Favorites: Wednesday, July 1 ($55); Beef Grazed to Perfection: Friday, July 3 ($65); Flavors of Thailand: Thursday, July 9 ($60); Florida Seafood: Wednesday, July 15 ($65). Sur La Table, 9501 Strada Place, Mercato; 598-1463 or surlatable.com The 5 Essential Flavors: Thursday, June 25 ($69); Summer Jams & Preserves: Friday, June 26 ($69); Sizzling Summer Grilling: Friday, June 26 ($79); 10 Summer Skills Every Cook Should Know: Saturday, June 27 ($69); Spectacular Summer Pies: Saturday, June 27 ($69); Exploring Latin Favorites: Saturday, June 27 ($69); Macaroons 101: Sunday, June 28 ($69); Cookies & Ice Cream: Sunday, June 28 ($69); Summer Small Plates: June 28 ($69); Festive Fourth of July Cooking: Monday, June 29 ($69); Flavors of Thailand: Tuesday, June 30 ($69); Great Seafood on the Grill: Wednesday, July 1 ($79). Email food and restaurant news to Lindsey Nesmith at firstname.lastname@example.org. Cooking with Carmene sells for $15 and handcrafted beads for $20 in Hope for Haitis etsy store.SundayLOBSTER NIGHT $29 ARAGOSTA FRA-DIAVOLOMaine lobster in a spicy tomato sauce with clams and mussels over linguinieMondayCOZZE $12Sauted mussels in a light spicy tomato sauce or white wine sauceTuesdayPASTA NIGHT $12 Choose from 12 di erent pastasWednesday50% OFF WINEAll bottles under $100ThursdayPIZZA NIGHT $12Extra toppings $1.25 eachFridayFISH MKT PRICEPlease ask server for sh specialSaturdaySURF & TURF $39Petite let mignon and 3 grilled jumbo shrimp Waterfront Dining at its Best FIRST SEATING 3-COURSE DINNER $22.154:00PM TO 6:00 PM LUNCH SPECIAL $12.95One plate, two courses!HAPPY HOUR 3:00PM TO 6:00PMHalf price well drinks, house wine and domestic beer, plus $5.00 bar small plates! 15% OFFWITH PURCHASE OF $40 MINIMUM PER PERSON.Cannot be used in conjunction with rst seating, lunch special, happy hour or nightly specials. Good till 6/30/15. SUNTHU 11:30AM TO 10:00PMFRISAT 11:30AM TO 11:00PM THE VILLAGE ON VENETIAN BAY4236 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, Florida 34103 239-430-6273miramarenaples.com NIGHTLY FEATURES
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 C25 / 2 Off Bottle Wine Wednesday(Bottles under $100)Early DiningDaily 5 6:30pm$26.95 3 CoursesDate Night Sunday nights3 Courses $50 per coupleSUNDAYDat Nigh3-COURSE DINNER $50 per coupleDAILYLunc Specia2 for $14 Pick 2 lunch items $14 per personTHURSDAYHal-Pic Wbn( Bottles under $100 )THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHTSLit MusinThe Incorrigiblesfeaturing, Susie Hulcher DATE NIGHT3 Course Dinner for 2$50Sunday Dinner $4 at four o'clock $5 at five $6 at six $7 at seven $8 at eight $9 at nine $10 at ten$55 Perrier-Jout bottles all day throughout the restaurant.Available in the lounge and bar only! 4-10pm TuesdaysCHAMPAGNE TUESDAYS 239 435 1166 1177 THIRD STREET SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAMPIELLO.DAMICO.COM 239 213 3357 494 FIFTH AVENUE SOUTH, NAPLES FLORIDA CAFELURCAT.COM2for $12239. 598 0887 MERCATO, NAPLES 9123 STRADA PLACE MASA-RESTAURANT.COMHAPPY HOUR $ 5 Sunday-Thursday 3pm 6pm & 10pm-Close Friday & Saturday 3pm 6pm & 11pm-CloseDAILY LUNCH SPECIAL PICK 2Margaritas House Wine Draft Beers AppetizersFIRST Hearts of Palm Salad / Chicken Quesadilla Romain & Frutas Salad / Chicken Tortilla soup SECOND Steak Tacos / Fish Tacos / Duro Tacos Carnitas Tacos / Chicken Tamalebar only Ave n ue Wine, Beer, Appetizers54PM 6PM & 10PM Close$ HAPPY HOURon th5 ( BAR ONLY ) DAILY2 for $12 LUNCHPick 2 items for 12 dollarsFIRSTCaesar Salad Campiello House Salad / Soup of the DaySECONDMargherita Pizza / Primi Cavatelli Primi Penne / Half Spit Roasted Beef Half SpitRoasted Turkey Breast Panini THE DISH The Dish: Massaman Curry with Shrimp The Price: $14.95 (shrimp were an additional $2) The Place: Thai Udon Caf, 5926 Premiere Way; 596-7331 The Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday The Full Menu: thaiudoncafe.com The Details: While talking to my dad about what kind of plans hed like to make for Fathers Day, I found out hed never had Thai food. How could that be possible? This man can eat his weight in sushi at a competing Japanese-Thai fusion restaurant, but his eyes have never wandered to the other half of the menu? Also, he spent the best years of his life attempting to confound the Scoville scale by ingesting chilis of ever increasing potency, but he had never scaled the heights of Thai heat. I couldnt let that sad fact stand, so we marched off post haste to Thai Udon. While he ordered the Panang curry (hot, please), I chose the Massaman curry (medium, please), which is a bit of a departure for me. The creamy, orange broth was sweeter than Im used to in Thai curry, but in a good way. Several tightly coiled shrimp bounced around in the stew with a nice sprinkling of cashews, sweet potato and avocado. While I was pouncing on my own dish and forgetting to take a photo of Thai Udons appealing presentation (sorry), my husband grabbed the wrong bowl and was trying not to choke on all the heat dearest dad had piled into his own curry. One More Thing: We had a few different dishes that bookended our meal, but I think its worth mentioning that the Thai donuts were a great way to finish. Fried dough is not terribly exotic, but Thai Udon accompanied it with a dish of sweetened condensed milk topped with crushed peanuts for dipping. Yum. Lindsey Nesmith email@example.com
www.FloridaWeekly.com NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLYC26 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 We bring in musics most engaging entertainers who are serious about their craft and passionate about entertaining you.BIG music: 239-598-3473www.agavenaples.comSouthwest corner of Airport & Vanderbilt Serious fun. Serious flavor.@ Happening agavenaples /AgaveNaples AgaveNaples NaplesAgave # The perfect complement to our big flavors. PAST REPASTSHere are some capsule summaries of previous restaurant reviews:Araya Sushi Asian Grill, 2650 Immokalee Road, Naples; 593-3344 The creators of Fuji Sushi Bar & Asian Bistro, Jon and On Augsondthung, have opened a second, somewhat more upscale space with Araya. Like Fuji, it offers a wide range of sushi as well as cooked Thai and Japanese dishes. Stop in for the stellar sushi but stay to explore the cooked fare. Try any of the dozen yakitori items, priced by the skewer, and specials such as sauted chicken livers with asparagus or mainstays like spicy tuna nachos and carpaccio of hamachi with jalapenos. A tiger roll shrimp tempura with asparagus, avocado, rice, seaweed, sesame seeds, masago, smoked salmon, eel and wakame was huge and wonderful. A nightly special, the mummy roll, contained spicy blue crab in rice paper with mango sauce, tobiko and gold flake. Grilled salmon with baby bok choy and lychee duck curry were as delicious as the sushi. For dessert, try the Tokyo sundae sticky rice, green tea ice cream, red bean paste, lychee and coconut. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed July 2014DeRomos Gourmet Market & Restaurant, The Promenade at Bonita Bay, 26811 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 325-3583 The combination of fresh food market and 250-seat restaurant certainly makes DeRomos a attractive destination for foodies and Italo-philes. Skip the so-so fried calamari and zucchini basket and start with a taste of Nonnas Beefy Meatballs, which strike a delicate balance between dense and light and are tucked into a luscious pool of Sunday gravy with dollops of remarkably creamy ricotta (made on the premises). The house-made pastas are a must-have. Our intensely flavored Cavatelli DeRomo consisted of tender rolled tubes of pasta tossed with sauted broccoli rabe, sweet Italian sausage made in-house and chewy sundried tomatoes. This dish had a real wow factor. The Vitello Schantinella took a similar approach, combining three proteins tied together with a basil-scented golden sherry cream sauce: tender veal medallions, sliced thickly, browned lightly, yet still pink and juicy within; and jumbo shrimp and plump sea scallops so perfectly done theyre barely cooked-through. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed December 2014HobNob Kitchen & Bar, 720 Fifth Ave., Naples; 580-0070 Well-known restaurateur Michael Hernandez (Aqua, Bistro 821, Bistro 41 and Zoes, among others) and Executive Chef Tony Biagetti (formerly of Handsome Harrys) have created a spot that appeals to all of the senses and offers a casual setting yet takes no shortcuts with food, drink or service. From the list of creative cocktails, I loved the Watermelon Fresca (organic cucumber vodka, watermelon juice, cucumber and mint). The by-the-glass wine list also has some great choices. An octopus and white bean appetizer was a superb blend of flavors and textures. Grilled artichoke hearts were tender and delicate, served with a lemon aioli. While the Snapper in Crazy Water sounded more exotic than it turned out to be (the sauce made of coconut water, tomatoes and basil), it was nonetheless tasty, and the rotisserie chicken was perfectly cooked, served with mushrooms, fingerling potatoes and onions. For dessert: Bonaffee pudding, a toffee pudding with bananas. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2014Lamoraga, 3936 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 331-3669 The first U.S. branch of this stylish Spanish chain features contemporary tapas in a setting to match. Pick a table or settle in at the sprawling tapas bar and watch the culinary team craft dishes such as berenjenas, three small fried eggplant with smoky, crisp skins filled with soft flesh, topped with tobiko flakes, mirin and honey; artisanal meat and cheese plates; Andalusian garlic shrimp; and Moorish lamb skewers. There are large plates as well, such as baked black cod, beef short ribs and dryaged New York strip steak. For dessert, try the warm roasted fig tart with pistachio ice cream. Lamoraga does a fine job on beverages as well, with an interesting selection of wines and cocktails served by an eager-to-please staff. Full bar. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed May 2014Rumba Cuban Cafe, 1265 Airport-Pulling Road South, Naples; 659-2996 The former Fernandez the Bulls southerly location is in good hands with Chef Jorge Reyes, who used to work there, at the helm. His family infuses Rumba with the same warm, family flavor its predecessor had. And the foods still great, too. Skip the mojito (they dont have a liquor license and use orange wine) and go for the sangria instead. Rumba chips long, crisp plantain strips served with nicely seasoned ground beef make a good starter. The tamales were also tasty. Both the ropa vieja (shredded flank steak with tomato sauce) and lechon asado (big marinated and roasted chunks of pork) were excellent with sides of plantains, white rice and black beans. For dessert? You cant go wrong with flan or tres leches cake. Beer and wine served. Food: Service: Atmosphere: Reviewed February 2015 Key to ratings Superb Noteworthy Good Fair Poor Visit us online at www.FloridaWeekly.comwww.facebook.com/FloridaWeeklyNewspapersTHERES A LOT TO LIKE
NAPLES FLORIDA WEEKLY www.FloridaWeekly.com WEEK OF JUNE 25-JULY 1, 2015 ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT C27 700 Fifth Avenue South Naples, Florida 34102 Reservations 239.659.7008 VerginaRestaurant.com Like us on Facebook @VerginaRestaurantNaples Happy Dinner MenuHealthy Mediterranean Food$19.95Per PersonTwo Course with a Glass of Wine Sunday-Thursday Served All Night Friday-Saturday Served 5-7 P.M. 15% OFFCannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. Expires 7/31/15. Bring in or scan coupon on your cell phone.REGULAR LUNCH & DINNER MENUon Food & Beverage CUISINESalsa Bravas hidden location wont deter Mexican cuisine devoteesThose who believe location is everything when it comes to the success of a business have but to experience a meal at Salsa Brava to know there are exceptions to every rule. That is, if you can find it. The address is on Tamiami Trail, but dont expect to eyeball the little restaurant from the street. It sits at the far end of the strip center fronted by Verizon Wireless with Blissalon, Cricket and Fuel Free Recreation in between. And if that doesnt conceal it enough, theres a Kwik Pick on its north side. Just know its in Naples Park near the intersection of 103rd Avenue and U.S. 41. The charming 20-seat restaurant has thrived in its secret space for at least four years and, based on the number of people I saw come and go on a recent Saturday, has developed a loyal following. Theres good reason for that. The food is fresh, delicious and ridiculously inexpensive. The service staff is warm and hospitable. And the little dining room is immaculate, bright and cozy. It was a steamy Saturday night. The daily deluge had just let up, and we found that just a couple of tables were occupied when we arrived. As the evening progressed, more people came and some hardy souls even opted for outdoor tables. Homemade chips and a mild salsa were served promptly. We tried a bloody Mary made with wine tequila, according to our affable server. With the tomato juice, bloody Mary mix and a generous amount of ice, it was not a bad concoction. A fish and shrimp ceviche ($12.95) was a bountiful serving of fresh seafood in a citrus marinade with fresh cilantro, chunks of ripe tomato and strips of creamy avocado. While our preference is for a zestier marinade, I suspect this version caters the American palate that is accustomed to milder flavors, as did the initial saucer of pico de gallo we received with some tortilla chips. If you desire a hotter sauce, simply ask for it. The restaurant has four others possessing increasing degrees of heat. A bowl of guacamole ($4.95) came with more chips and had a little more bite owing to the jalapenos in it. (You have to specify you want those, too. Id recommend including them.) Despite the restaurants diminutive size, the menu offers plenty of options. Tacos, enchiladas, gorditas, sopes you can pick what you want and the proteins with which you want to fill them. I tried two flour tacos, one with barbacoa, the other with chicken, and a gordito with asada for $12.45. They came with fluffy Mexican red rice and pureed pinto beans (not the lard-laden refried beans one typically gets with Tex-Mex fare). While the barbacoa, a slow-roasted beef, was a little dry, the asada, a grilled version, was flavorful and moist. That was my favorite, made even better by the crunchy gordita wrapper in which it was served along with a generous dose of queso fresca. The flour taco of barbacoa had cilantro and I added a dollop of guacamole, which improved things. The chicken taco was good, too. My companions entre of camarones al chipotle was, at $14.95, the priciest item on the menu. Good-sized shrimp came in a pink cream sauce that had a smoky chipotle flavor that worked well with the shellfish. The menu said this dish came with a salad but it, too, had Mexican red rice and pureed beans, both of which were delicately seasoned and properly cooked. Both dishes were generous and we were well satisfied. It was clear those who dined nearby were equally happy, as their meals disappeared at a rapid pace as well. For the sake of research, we shared one dessert: the sopapias ($4.95), two light-as-air puff pastries served warm with honey, cinnamon, ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate sauce. Service was swift and pleasant. We didnt feel rushed, but dishes came out in short order and we were done with three courses in a little more than an hour. That was longer than it took some people to eat perhaps they ordered fewer courses so if you are looking for a place to dine well but swiftly, this is a good choice. Salsa Brava also offers takeout service as well as breakfast and lunch. The owner stopped by the table after we ate to see how our meal was and to let us know that we might want to try lunch sometimes, as it is less expensive (our extensive dinner with beverages ran about $55). I suppose he might have chosen a more obvious location for this charming little restaurant, but its clear that the food hes serving and the hospitality he and his staff provide have managed to attract people to this unlikely setting. Its probable the rent is lower than a more open spot would be, so perhaps it contributes to his success. Lovers of well-crafted Mexican fare will be amply rewarded for finding this little out-of-the way charmer. Email food and restaurant news to firstname.lastname@example.org. Salsa Brava Mexican Grill>> Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday >> Reservations: Accepted >> Credit cards: Accepted >> Price range: Appetizers, $3.95-$12.95; entrees, $11.95-$14.95 >> Beverages: Beer and wine served. >> Seating: At the bar with a view of the kitchen, conventional tables inside and on the patio >> Specialties of the house: Classic Mexican fare >> Volume: Low to moderate >> Parking: Free lot >> Website: salsabravanaples.com or on FacebookRatings: Food: Service: Atmosphere: 10265 Tamiami Trail N., Naples; 254-0222SuperbNoteworthyGoodFairPoor KAREN FELDMAN / FLORIDA WEEKLYDiners can mix and match tacos and gorditas, as in this substantial plate. Fish and shrimp ceviche was fresh, with a lively citrus marinade and lots of cilantro and avocado. Guacamole had a generous amount of chopped jalapeno, which added some zest. karen FELDMANcuisine@floridaweekly.com
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